NEEDLEWORK LINKS

Please find below some embroidery and cross-stitch links that you may find interesting and helpful.

If you would like to exchange links Email me, Tanja

All links are on this page, scroll down or click for the desired links.

Authentic Embroidery (African, Chinese, Japanese etc.)

Computerized Embroidery  |  Costume & Fashion Embroidery  |  Cross-stitch and Needlepoint Designers

Free Cross-Stitch Designs  |  Embroidery Designers  |  Embroidery Guilds

Information Sources (history, facts, services, stitch guides and link sites)

Web Stores (selling books, lamps, frames, threads and kits)  |  Other

Link to Berlin Embroidery Designs  |    View Shopping Cart  |  Home Page!

AUTHENTIC EMBROIDERY (African, Chinese, Japanese etc.)

Armenian Embroidery: This web site is specifically for Armenian embroidery of Marash origin.

Japanese Temari: Japanese Temari from Barbara B. Suess Discover the ancient craft of temari, beautiful thread-wrapped and embroidered balls from Japan.

Marla Mallett Textiles and Tribal Oriental Rugs: Our gallery specializes in antique flatwoven tribal Oriental rugs, kilims and bags, but also features tapestries, embroideries and other textile art. Some very lovely Chinese, Japanese, Kuban, Turkish, Bolivian, Peruvian, Afghans, Indonesian and Egyptian Textiles.

pinn-stitch.com: Exciting place for cross stitch enthusiasts! Enjoy unique unusual designs of Oriental Beauty, Fairy, Fantasy, Feng-Shui and Cute Cartoons. PINN cross stitch kits are fast achieving international recognition with high quality materials as key of success. Shopping now get free shipping plus gift!!

Verdant Dreams: Exquisite custom designed hand embroidered fabric.


COMPUTERIZED EMBROIDERY

ABC-embroidery-designs.com: Machine embroidery designs in various techniques and formats for Brother, Babylock, Husqvarna Viking, Janome, Bernina Artista, Elna, Pfaff and other embroidery machines. Free designs updated constantly!

Advanced Embroidery Designs: On-line center for cross stitch and photo stitch machine embroidery designs. We offer machine embroidery designs for sale in a variety of formats and techniques. Free designs available.

Embroidery.com: has on of the largest collection of stock designs for computerized embroidery machines in the world. Designs are available immediately through download or email. Also, previously purchased designs are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

freeEmbroiderystuff.com: A site where you can look for free pattern designs, supplies or a used embroidery machine, for your embroidery business.

Machine Embroidery & Screen Printing Ads: Classifieds for machine embroidery, screen printing, and related industries. Buy/sell used embroidery machines, screen printing equipment, and more.

Threadlove: Threadlove features custom embroidery for your business, sports team or club, offering personalized and monogrammed clothing and accessories.


COSTUME EMBROIDERY

Elephant Embellishments: Two sisters, Lalon and Theresa Alexander produce some lovely hand embroidery work on fashion (couture embroidery),  theatre and interior design. Commissions taken.

Past and Present Creations: Tracie Arnold specializes in making theatrical quality costumes and garments for your personal and professional needs by offering high quality historically accurate garments as well as high end "movie like" reproductions.


CROSS-STITCH and NEEDLEPOINT DESIGNERS

ABC Cross-stitch Patterns and Machine Embroidery Designs

Another Time Designs: Heirloom Quality cross-stitch designs by Virginia Ramirez.

Artecy Cross Stitch: We have free cross stitch patterns for our members to print on-line. Patterns include spiritual, animals, Victorian, paintings and many more.

Beth Russell Needlepoint: Needlepoint kits based on the 19th century designs of William Morris and William De Morgan and other members of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Brendamor Designs: Australian graphic design studio producing high-quality and unique cross-stitch designs and kits.

Classic Cross Stitch: Unique Challenging Patterns for Counted Cross Stitch, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Rug hooking, free patterns.

Cottage Needlecrafts: Individually designed personalised counted cross stitch kits for name samplers, calico tote & drawstring bags, greetings cards, cushions and framed pictures.

Crosstitch.com: Unique, Original Cross Stitch Patterns you print out yourself at home. Over 150 Original Cross-Stitch Designs plus New ones Added Weekly!

Cross-Stitch-Art.com: Specializes in creating unique vintage cross stitch patterns. They also offer a photo-to-art service, free patterns and a monthly contest.

Cross Stitch Collectibles: Fine Arts counted cross stitch patterns.

2 Fishes Designs: Cross stitch designs from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Foxberry Cottage Crafts: Original counted cross-stitch embroidery kits featuring the beauty, culture and history of Atlantic Canada.

Gumleaf Stitch Designs: Cross stitch designs that capture and reflect Australia’s natural beauty and portray our country’s wonderful diverse array of unique flora and fauna.

Julie Pischke Designs: Julie Pischke hand paints brilliant needlepoint canvases in a variety of themes inspired by both the tropical island of Key West, Florida, where she lives, and her travels around the world.

Janet Granger Designs: Stitching for doll houses! Secure on-line ordering - free shipping worldwide. Over 200 kits and charts for twelfth-scale carpets, wallhangings, cushions, footstools, samplers, bellpulls and needlework stands.

JuliesXstitch.com: All of the Best Cross Stitch Patterns, Fabrics, Threads, Beads and other Supplies.  Fast Friendly Service and Large Selection.

Linen Flowers: Where stitches bloom in cross stitch and beaded flower designs.

Mouse Loft Counted Cross-Stitch: Delightful little counted cross stitch kits. Many designs to delight the beginner and the seasoned stitcher.

Mystic Stitch: Original Vintage Art Cross Stitch Patterns.

Superstitcher: The latest cross stitch designs and patterns from Anchor, DMC, Heritage and many more top brands.  Become a Super Member and save 5% on every order!

Tams Creations: Blackwork and cross stitch patterns featuring motifs in interesting compositions.

The Stitcher's Habit: Some quaint cross-stitch pictures of Canadian themes.

The Stitching Shed: Needlepoint and Cross Stitch Kits, a contemporary needlepoint and cross stitch company by Jayne Schofield.

Yiotas Xstitch: Fine art & victorian cross stitch charts/patterns available by post or download. Free charts to download.

Wild Threads: Realistic counted cross-stitch designs of natural history writer and photographer Rebecca L. Grambo. Each pattern has only whole stitches - no quarter or half stitches. Therefore the patterns may be converted to both needlepoint and petit point.


SITES OFFERING FREE CROSS-STITCH DESIGNS

Free Cross Stitch: Free Quality Cross Stitch Patterns, Tapestry and Canvas Kits. Also a shop with a global price promise!


EMBROIDERY DESIGNERS

Anna-Marie Winter: Designer, Instructor, Lecturer, Author & Fibre Artist. Anna-Marie has worked some lovely silk and metal thread kimono's and has kits in counted and metal thread.

A Stitch and A Prayer: Vicki Schofield, designer and owner of A Stitch and a Prayer, is dedicated to creating interesting and challenging designs that feature Christian and family themes.

Aunt Martha's Colonial Patterns Inc: Hot Iron Transfer Patterns for linens, tea towels, quilts, clothing in embroidery and cross-stitch. Also provides make your own iron-on-transfers supplies and a pay for service for designers.

Carol Leather - Calibre designs: Some lovely Blackwork, Cross-stitch, Hardanger and Needlepoint designs.

Crafts Unlimited: Over 1350 counted cross stitch and Blackwork kits/charts, increased every week, of animals, buildings, cards, humorous, landscapes, nostalgia, people, religious, samplers, sport, vehicles and lots more. A new Free Chart every month.

Heartfelt Designs: Hardanger, Canvas work, Cross-stitch and a variety of stitches make these nice designs using speciality threads.

L'atelier d'Ennji Broderie d'Art: French embroidery designer Jocelyne KURC produces some lovely work in needle painting and offers commissions, site in French and English.

Magic Embroidery: Has traditional and modern designs for the hand embroidery enthusiast. If you are a beginner, learn this wonderful craft with our easy training course.

Tams Creations: Blackwork and cross stitch patterns featuring motifs in interesting compositions.


EMBROIDERY GUILDS


INFORMATION SOURCES (history, facts, services, stitch guides and link sites)

Stitchopedia...an encyclopedia of needlepoint stitches: Good website for "how to do" diagrams and instructions for a huge range of embroidery stitches.

Truly Canadian Made: Directory site for Canadian-made arts and crafts (including culinary arts) sites which offer products online.

Wedding Quilts: Enjoy the Beauty of a Centuries-Old All-White Wedding Quilt Tradition.


WEB STORES (frames, kit, lamps and other supplies)

Heritage Shoppe: Classes, kits and information on hand embroidery.

Pegasus Originals Inc: Cross-stitch, Needlepoint, Quilts and more.

Renaissance Dyeing: Specialises in naturally hand dyed yarn, fine crewel embroidery thread and wool dyed using natural plant dyes.

Stitch Away: Needlework Fabric Mounts, knobs and stools to add the finishing touches to your cross stitch, needlepoint and petite point crafts.

The Cross Stitchery Shop: We offer you beautiful designs by talented artists for your stitching pleasure. 

www.sewandso.co.uk: UK's largest Internet website for needlecraft supplies, backed by over 30 years experience in our high street store. Please take time to browse through our extensive range of cross stitch kits, charts, needlepoint designs, threads, fabrics and accessories.

Yarn Tree: 1,000's of Cross Stitch and Needlework Items.


OTHER

CKUA Radio Network: My embroideries are created at home and I like to have a relaxed but stimulating atmosphere for me to come up with new ideas. I get easily tired of radio stations that repeat the same tune about 10 times a day and only play the standard chart music.

CKUA is a unique radio station where you rarely hear the same tune or artist twice in the same day. They also pull music from all over the world introducing the listener to music they would never dreamed existed. They play 24 hours a day and you can listen over the internet if you do not live in Alberta.

Bravenet.com - Free Web Tools for Webmasters


LINK TO BERLIN EMBROIDERY DESIGNS

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