Love Embroidery Magazine is the UK’s No.1 stitching mag, bringing you modern, beginner-friendly hand and machine embroidery projects every month. Discover expert embroidery tips and tutorials, designer profiles, events, news and everything you need to advance your embroidery craft.


In this behind-the-cover reveal, we’re going to give you a sneak peek at the gorgeous projects inside the mag. There’s everything from floral embroidery to handmade homewares! Plus issue 38 comes with a gift you’re not going to want to miss…

Keep scrolling to learn more about issue 38 and your spring gift!

Behind the cover of Love Embroidery

Discover the joy of spring stitching with issue 38 of Love Embroidery Magazine! Whether it’s transforming denim jackets or creating table runners fit for an Easter feast, issue 38 is bringing the natural world to life through embroidery.

Our incredible cover project is by Cristin Morgan. Her tutorial shows you how to transform the humble denim jacket into a woodland masterpiece. Mushrooms, flowers, rainbows – it’s a stunning design that will stretch your stitching skills.

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What will I learn in Love Embroidery issue 38?

There’s a huge range of embroidery techniques in issue 38. From classic stitches to working with faux leather, you’ll improve your skills and learn new ones! Jenni Davis’ passport cover project teaches you how to stitch with sequins and Penny Dowdell’s living room hoop shows you how to incorporate miniatures into your embroidery.

You’ll also learn the beauty of free motion quilting with Allison Ritcher’s botanical cushion and Emma Corry Design’s adorable Easter bunting. Both these projects show you how to use a domestic sewing machine to create beautiful and seasonal homewares.

Issue 38’s gift!

Hop to it, there’s a bunny to stitch! Issue 38 comes with Matilda Smith and Heather Nugent’s exclusive spring bunny design kit. This sweet little bunny is filled with floral motifs and is the perfect project to work on this weekend.

The kit comes with all the materials you need, plus the design is printed on cotton making it super easy to stitch. Make sure you tag us in your creations using #loveembroiderymag on Instagram and give us a follow too!

Stitch your way through March

Christine Leech’s Easter egg wreath

Bring spring to your door with Christine Leech’s ornate felt Easter egg wreath. Each egg is embellished with seasonal stitches and details that catch the light beautifully and the wreath is interspersed with felt blooms for added colour and joy. It’s an Easter show stopper you can bring out year after year!

Beth Hoyes’ butterfly hoop

Capture the intricate beauty of a butterfly wing with Beth Hoyes’ stunning project. In just three beginner-friendly stitches, you’ll be able to embroider a design that’s fit for display.

Lucy Freeman’s tulip table runner

Stitch ever-lasting tulips with Lucy Freeman’s table runner project. It’s a great way to transform a plain runner into one fit for a spring celebration. Once you’ve mastered stitching these mini tulips you’ll want to embroider them on everything!

Learn how to perfect your Satin Stitch!

Follow our step-by-step video guide to master Satin Stitch embroidery today.

Ashley Denn’s 3D rainbow hoop

Create a bright and tactile rainbow design with Ashley Denn’s step-by-step tutorial. Using a combination of macrame cord and thread, you’ll stitch a 3D design that will put a spring in your step.

Anna Alicia’s bunny egg cosy

Make breakfast even brighter with the addition of Anna Alicia’s rabbit-themed egg cosy which features six pretty stitches to boost your repertoire.

Jenni Davis’ passport case

Jet away with your own bespoke passport case using Jenni Davis’ tutorial. Jenni shows you how to stitch sequins and beads onto faux leather to create this sparkling cover and a matching keyring. Leave no item un-embroidered, we say!

Which Stitch Studio’s daffodil hoop

Capture the beauty of the season’s most iconic blooms with Which Stitch Studio. Made from essential stitches this project is for embroiders of all skill levels. We promise this bouquet of daffodils will bring a smile to your face while you stitch!

Penny Dowdell’s miniature hoop

Penny Dowdell is taking embroidery to the next level by incorporating miniatures! Penny shows you how to create this sweet living room scene complete with a mini frame and plant.

Emma Corry Design’s Easter bunting

Baby chicks, bunnies and egg cups – what more could you want for spring? Emma has designed this lovely bunting to help you make your own Easter décor! The pastel hues and machine embroidered style is the spring vibe we’re looking for this season.

Allison Ritcher’s botanical cushion

Add a splash of the tropical into your living room with this free motion quilting pattern. It’ll bring a pop of colour and summer fun into your home.

Join Georgie Emery’s brand-new countryside stitch-along!

Issue 38 includes the third section of Georgie Emery’s brand-new countryside stitch-along! In this six-part series, she will show you how to layer your fabrics and build them up with beautiful stitches to create a stunning landscape hoop.

In Part Three we’re adding the sweet little house! It’s beginner-friendly and only uses four stitches which we teach you how to do in our illustrated guide.

Where to find Love Embroidery Magazine

You can order your copy here, pick us up in your local supermarket (if you’re UK based), or download our app for instant digital access. Or, to make sure you don’t miss out on future issues, you can check out our latest subscription deal here to get Love Embroidery straight to your door!

Subscribe now to get our bobbin organisers with your first issue!

Sign up to Love Embroidery before 24th March and you’ll receive 40 beautiful thread organisers with your first issue! They’re perfect for keeping threads neat and looking cute. Don’t miss out on this exclusive gift. Tap here to subscribe now and make sure you get your bobbin organisers.


Learn to embroider with Gathered!

New to embroidery? Or just want to perfect your skills? Each issue of Love Embroidery includes a beginner-friendly guide to getting started, plus illustrated stitch guides for every technique used – plus, our projects include tips and tricks to help you along the way! Or, you can jump straight into stitching with our online beginner’s guide here.


Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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