National Embroidery Month – free projects and tips

February 2022 is National Embroidery Month, so we're getting together with Love Embroidery Magazine to give you four free embroidery designs and top tips to improving your stitching

Published: February 15, 2022 at 9:00 am
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National Embroidery Month is now over for 2022. Check back here next year to join in the fun again and, while you wait, scroll down to catch up on embroidery tips shared in this year's celebrations (as well as some other great free patterns to get stuck into).


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Want to take part in more National Embroidery Month celebrations? Head over to Love Embroidery's IG for weekly prompts, prizes and top embroidery tips – you can swipe through previous tips they've shared below in our tips & tricks gallery (we'll add more as they come out).


For more embroidery inspiration here on Gathered, check out our guide to embroidery for beginners and discover our library of embroidery stitches. You might also like our free embroidery patterns section.


Lou McCarneyProduction Editor, Love Embroidery

Lou is a writer and maker based in Bristol, where she lives with her husband Rory, two ball pythons she refers to as “silly sausages” and (possibly) too many plants. If she’s not working on your next issue of Love Embroidery, then she’s crafting or snacking. As well as stitching, she's also a keen knitter. She has worked with a huge range of best selling magazines, including Simply Knitting, The Knitter, Simply Crochet, BBC Countryfile, Boundless, Rowan Collection, Mollie Makes and Cross Stitch Crazy.

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