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Needlework patterns

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Needlework patterns. Get inspired and try out new things.
I might be a little addicted to this stitch. (I pulled out this brown backstitches that were emulating branches, they annoyed my sense of pattern/symmetry. Plus they were a little too ‘obvious’, yknow?)

I might be a little addicted to this stitch. (I pulled out this brown backstitches that were emulating branches, they annoyed my sense of pattern/symmetry. Plus they were a little too ‘obvious’,...

Choose from a variety of the Straight Stitch family of stitches. These are super easy stitches that can be made by placing the Straight Stitch in different patterns. These stitches work well not only on surface embroidery but also needlepoint too! Use them on your next embroidery patterns or designs.   #handembroidery #embroidery #handembroiderystitches #handembroiderypattern #handembroiderydesigns #handembroiderytutorials

Choose from a variety of the Straight Stitch family of stitches. These are super easy stitches that can be made by placing the Straight Stitch in different patterns. These stitches work well not only on surface embroidery but also needlepoint too! Use them on your next embroidery patterns or designs. #handembroidery #embroidery #handembroiderystitches #handembroiderypattern #handembroiderydesigns #handembroiderytutorials

Ackermann’s Repository via Mary Corbet

From 1809-1829, during the Regency era, Rudolph Ackerman published a periodical called the Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics, or, for short (thankfully!) Ackermann's Repository. Ackermann's Repository can serve as a nice source of free hand embroidery

Free Hand Embroidery Pattern: Pomegranate in the Round. Site includes the pattern and shows step-by-step instructions for how she finished the embroidery. Great photos and written steps.

Free Hand Embroidery Pattern: Pomegranate in the Round. Site includes the pattern and shows step-by-step instructions for how she finished the embroidery. Great photos and written steps.

Line stitches and their variations: sampler

How about making a sampler based on the line stitches and their variations? Running stitch, Stem stitch, Split stitch, Back stitch and others.