Embroidery is not just used to repair pieces of clothing. It can also be utilized for labeling and embellishing. There’s a reason why this hand-stitching technique has been practiced for so long and why many people are still enjoying it. People have been embroidering clothing items, shoes, and even household products for generations.
It has transitioned from being simply conventional and old school to fashionable and trendy. Today, many designers and creators are reimagining how to employ needlework in their designs and collections. And if you want to try this art of adorning fabrics yourself, you will simply need a needle, colored thread, and fabric.
If you’re going to do it as a hobby, you’ll find that the materials are not that expensive. Compared to other hobbies where you need to purchase several pricey supplies and equipment before you can even start doing them, you won’t have to shell out a lot of money to begin stitching. In fact, you might even find the materials for hand stitching already lying around in your home, so you can immediately try your hand at this interesting project.
Another good thing about this hobby is that it can be extremely useful for your family. You can use it to repair your clothes, embellish shoes, decorate tablecloths, label towels and bedsheets, and much more.
Watch this extremely helpful video by Let’s Explore, where you will discover 14 of the most basic embroidery stitches that every beginner should know.