Introducing Love Embroidery Magazine

Oh hello shiny fresh hit of embroidery inspiration! Love Embroidery issue 2 hits the shops this week Say hello to the brand new monthly craft magazine for modern stitchers and dive into our issue preview gallery...

Love Embroidery Magazine Cover Issue 2

Introducing the beautiful new embroidery magazine! Love Embroidery takes a completely fresh look at the world of embroidery, offering over 10 easy step-by-step projects each issue for beginner and intermediate stitchers.

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We’re the only embroidery magazine that comes with an exclusive gift each month, from iron-on embroidery transfers to full embroidery kits! Our designs have been created exclusively by the most well-known and talented designers in the embroidery community. Grab your copy today to enjoy beautiful photography, tonnes of inspiration for your next embroidery project and expert advice to help you improve your skills.

Love Embroidery also provides hours of reading pleasure in the form of the latest news, events and shows to visit, in-depth designer profiles from the biggest names in the industry, plus lots of chat from the embroidery community.

Issue 2 is out today. Order your copy in our online store or subscribe today  to try 3 issues for £3.

Love Embroidery magazine issue 2

Look inside our latest issue!

Start stitching tonight with the new issue’s camping-themed transfers by Jessie Doe Designs, and discover three beginner friendly ways to use them. Embroider tents, mountains, lanterns, stars, inspiring sentiments and more.

Love Embroidery embroidered banner project
Stitch wanderlust and adventure with Jessie Doe Designs’ embroidery transfers

Give plain clothes a boost: Give the classic denim jacket a new lease of life with a colourful explosion of three-dimensional stitching. Rachael Dobbins has created a beautiful set of free flower embroidery designs for you here and grab a copy of issue 2 for her step-by-step guide to stitching them on to your jacket.

Free Flower Embroidery Patterns
Update plain jackets with embroidered blooms.

Be kind: Bring Lauren Merrick’s inspirational illustration to life in stitches with Libby Moore’s intricate embroidery pattern.

Be Kind embroidery design
Be Kind embroidery design

Note to self: Embellish a treasured notebook or journal with a chic motif stitched on calico, using a trio of simple stitches and our design by Miriam Polak

How to embroider a notebook cover

Accessorise: For an instant update to tops and tees, pop on a handmade collar embroidered with flowers and leaves. Designer Gabriella Moldovanyi’s DIY collar tutorial shows you how.

How to embroider a collar

Under the sea: Stitch with beads to create this colourful blue-ringed octopus with its intricate tentacles and watchful eye, designed by Emily Anne Ach.

Octopus embroidery pattern

Sew a rainbow: Brighten rainy days with a bold rainbow design stitched in a riot of colour and trimmed with statement fringes. Designer Cristin Morgan

Rainbow embroidery patterns

Also inside issue 2

  • Master Sashiko and sew up a stylish set of storage pots with Cara Ackerman
  • Machine stitch holiday motifs onto vintage postcards
  • Machine embroider a coral-themed cushion for your favourite chair – download your free machine embroidery templates here
  • Designer Profile is with the AMAZING Emillie Ferris

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Love Embroidery Magazine issue 1

Love Embroidery issue 1

With issue 1 you’ll get a stunning set of spring-themed iron-on transfers designed by Jessie Doe Designs, as well as lots of fun ideas for how to use them in projects including a beginner-friendly hoop, T-shirt update and tea towel design.

Plus, be inspired by the botanical artwork of Sarah K. Benning, learn how to stitch Georgie K. Emery’s gorgeous buzzing bee cover design, embellish your sneakers with bright blooms, master French Knots to sew a striking cherry blossom hoop, make sweet felt eggs for your Easter table, stitch a leaping bunny onto your favourite tote bag, hop onto your sewing machine to whip up a tropical pouch and create loads of other beautiful works of embroidery art to hang, wear and share. All the templates you need are included, along with stitch tutorials and step-by-step instructions.

Hello Spring Embroidery Pattern Transfers
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Enjoy 23 iron-on motifs with issue 1 with our exclusive pattern transfers by Jessie Doe Designs