Decorative Stitching

Decorative Stitching Projects

From adorable tea towels, to beautiful blouses, see the embroidered creations your fellow classmates have made. Plus, share your latest projects!


by Anna Maria

Decorative Stitching Blog Posts

Catch the latest time-saving trends, enjoy step-by-step decorative embroidery tutorials, and more, directly from the experts.

Easy Embroidery Adaptations: From Mug Rug to Fleece Scarf

Learn how with just a few easy adjustments, you can adapt a mug rug design to stitch up a cute embroidered scarf. A FREE step-by-step tutorial.

5 Tips for Foolproof French Knots

The French knot is one of those embroidery stitches that is either your best friend or your worst enemy. If you have trouble with French knots, try ...

Bolster Your Embroidery With These 19 Pillow Embroidery Designs

Whether you want to embroider on a purchased pillowtop or want to make one of your own, we have a great selection of pillow embroidery designs and ...

Decorative Stitching Classes

Learn decorative stitching techniques, and take your machine embroidery to new heights alongside world-class instructors.

Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery

Jessica Marquez



Learn how to hand embroider over 25 types of stitches with decorative flair!

Student Projects from this class

Flat Stitches Sample

Flat Stitches Sample

by Frabjous

Embroidered Tree

Embroidered Tree

by catandraven

A bag for my lion friend. by DeCoy Tigerpaw
Pastel Retro Apron by JoAnn Connolly
Embroidered Pillow w/ Raw Edge Appliqué by JoAnn Connolly

Machine Embroidered Appliqué

JoAnn Connolly


Learn how to use your embroidery machine to make quick, perfectly stitched appliqué!

Stitch & Slash Art by Carol Ann Waugh
Stitch & Slash Art by Carol Ann Waugh
Stitch & Slash Pillow no. 2 by Christinehuxter

Stitch & Slash

Carol Ann Waugh


Stitch & Slash

Carol Ann Waugh

Popular instructor Carol Ann Waugh returns to Craftsy for more fiber fun. Get your seam ripper ready to destroy in the name of creation.