Great online resources

Sharon B’s Stitch Dictionary

Pumora Embroidery

Books

The Embroiderer’s Handbook by Margie Bauer

Creative Stitches for Contemporary Embroidery by Sharon Boggon

Materials & Tools

Frixion Pens These erase with heat.

Maydel.com

Sulky Sticky Fabri-Solvy from Amazon or from Sulky.com

Size 8 Perle Cotton Thread by Wonderfil: Suespargo.com or TwinCitiesQuilting.com

• We loved the Hummingbird color in class (purple green variegated) and Gossip Girl (pink, orange, lime variegated).

Metallic Threads by Kreinik. I like the #4 Very Fine Braid, which is similar to perle cotton. They do sell directly to the public but it’s much easier to get it from an Etsy seller or local shop. I order from this shop and they are always very nice and speedy to ship:RoseCottageCrafts3

My favorite place to get wool/rayon felt is BenzieDesigns.etsy.com

Here’s the link to get Monk’s Cloth to try stitching on.

Here is the DMC threads chart on Amazon.

Benzie Design Felt Swatch Chart

Making a 60 degree angle template

Inspiration

Artist Salley Mavor: weefolkstudio.com

Tutorial for shisha with cretan stitch

Awesome ornament patterns from mmmCrafts.etsy.com

Variations on different shapes with Crow’s Foot Stitch

YouTube Channel with lots of snowflake tutorials (including up & down feathered buttonhole.)

Snowflakes made with Tulip Stitch and Pistil Stitch