Free Ultimate Guide to Embroidery

We're celebrating the launch of Love Embroidery magazine with a little freebie! Download our handy little book of essential embroidery stitches today!

Beginners guide to embroidery
Published: March 5, 2020 at 2:10 pm
Try 3 issues of Love Embroidery magazine for just £5

Looking to have fun with embroidery? If the launch of our new magazine Love Embroidery has got you in the mood to reach for your needle and thread, we've got the perfect way to grow your stitching skills!


We're giving away a really useful guide to 16 embroidery stitches to enhance your sewing projects. Each stitch is explained with step-by-step instructions and we've even added ways to use embroidered motifs to customise clothes, homewares and simple gifts.

This really useful little PDF book includes:

  • Blanket stitch
  • Couching stitch
  • Stem stitch
  • Cloud stitch
  • Cross stitch
  • Satin stitch
  • Whipped Running stitch
  • Sashiko stitching
  • Scallop stitch
  • Lazy Daisy stitch
  • Bulion Rose
  • French Knots
  • Colonial knots
  • Chain stitch
  • Split stitch

Get your free guide to embroidery today

Download our free Guide to Embroidery here and for more embroidery inspiration, head to our Embroidery section to find patterns, projects and tips from the experts.


Zoe WilliamsLaunch Editor,

Zoe is the launch Editor of She has over a decade of craft publishing experience under her belt. She's a quilter and sewist who works with the UK’s best-selling craft magazines including Today’s Quilter, Love Patchwork & Quilting, Simply Sewing and The World of Cross Stitching. Zoe loves being immersed in Gathered’s quilting content, tweaking our tutorials and publishing new patterns. Zoe has previously written for, Simply Knitting and The World of Cross Stitching and was previously Deputy Editor of Papercraft inspirations magazine. She has guest-lectured at Bath Spa University. She’s a keen quilter with 5 projects in progress at any one time and another 12 or so planned.

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