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Erin Eggenburg's Embroidery Blog

Save the Cardigans! (with some sexy embroidery)

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Save the Cardigans! (with some sexy embroidery)

Embroidery Saves the Day--err Sweater With a little bit of embroidery experience, and a couple of materials, you can salvage a sweater from the donation pile. What I'll show you how to do is basically embroider a patch directly over the offending stain. Embroidery seems to be the new "put a bird on it", and I'm definitely not mad about it. Let's all embroider everything all the time.  Note: This post includes a list of the necessary materials, but if a kit is more your style, I have kits in my shop, click here.  Step 1: Find a shirt or...

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I learned how to embroider a straight stitch, now what?

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I learned how to embroider a straight stitch, now what?

 Getting Started If you have just now decided to learn how to embroider, congratulations! You are never too old to start, it's not like learning a foreign language, or as involved as buying a ton of materials. Even the first stitch I am going to teach you is simple, let's get started! I haven't been embroidering my whole life, but after stitching almost every day for the last 5 years, I think I've learned a few tricks and techniques. If you are like me, and are learning as a grown up, maybe you have a little less patience and want...

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How to Upcycle a Thrifted Shirt with Embroidery

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How to Upcycle a Thrifted Shirt with Embroidery

Upcycle a thrift shop find for under $10 Have you noticed embroidery is having a moment? And are you dying over all of the gorgeous embroidery clothing that costs a fortune?  I hate spending gobs of cash on clothes, but I also hate spending time cruising online sales for clothes that don't fit half of the time. What's a girl to do?  This brings me to today's post. I found this green shirt at a local thrift shop for $2, and decided to add a flower to each sleeve. Kind of a boho meets military style.  To stabilize or not...

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Weekend Craft: Learn How to Embroider

Weekend Craft: Learn How to Embroider

Why embroidery? I love embroidery, and could talk about it all day long. Sometimes I see embroidery in the clouds and plants, and even in people's faces. But in 2011, when I first started embroidering, I did not know that I would fall in love with it, nor did I know it would turn into a business.  I've always been a dabbler of many crafts. When I first learn a new craft, I get really into it, and then put it down, vowing to pick it up again. This type of crafting can gets very expensive, and can also take...

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