Sue Spargo
Craftsy Instructor

Uniontown, OH USA

Teacher and author Sue Spargo is celebrated for her exuberant embroidery, inspired by the exuberance of traditional African designs. She has authored several books, including Creative Stitching, and her work has been exhibited in the La Conner (Washington) Quilt and Textile Museum. Sue regularly teaches two quilting circles in her hometown and pursues her passion for embroidery by leading embellishment and design workshops around the ... Read Full Bio »

Sue's Craftsy Classes


Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand

Join embroidery expert Sue Spargo and layer, stitch and embellish your way to textural works of art! Select complementary fabric, ribbon and trim to create lovely, layered appliqués that serve as a base for your embroidery. Discover array of edging stitches for vibrant, velvety texture, and dive into decorative stitches and their intricate variations. Then, master dimensional wrapped stitches with Sue’s expert tips. Enhance your embroidery with “wow-factor” woven stitches and bring exquisite energy to your stitching with beautiful beading techniques. Practice these dazzling designs on Sue's exclusive butterfly sampler or add them to your own creative stitching!


Sue's Projects

Stitch Variations, No. 2
Stitch Variations No. 1
Butterfly Sampler Design
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