Brother Sewing MachineAnyone can learn how to make beautiful doilies, tablecloths or many other useful items with the art of embroidery stitching. In fact, once you have learned to do a few of the simple stitches you will be amazed how many things you can create.
You can buy doilies already made to embroider with a transfer pattern, some will come with the crochet edging already done for you as well. These may have a colored pattern with colored threads attached which depict which colors to use on the various patterns.
Here are a few stitches that may be more useful than others:
- Stem Stitch - for the stems
- Satin stitch- this can be used to fill in the flower blooms on roses
- Chain stitch- this is great for daisy flowers
- Blanket stitch- for as the name suggests or any edges
Follow the directions for doing the basic embroidery stitches
Whether you embroider with an embroidery sewing machine or sew by hand I am sure you will have many hours of enjoyment once you get started. You can even surprise your friends by making them gifts for Christmas or birthdays.