Category Archives: Stitching techniques

If you live outside of the UK where do you buy your card blanks?

cartToday I have received enquiries from customers in Canada and France on where to buy greetings card blanks suitable for card embroidery. Unfortunately I do not have any experience of buying blank cards overseas so it is difficult for me to answer these kinds of queries.

Card blanks are best purchased locally since they would cost a lot to post overseas relative to their actual cost. If I try searching for blank cards the results are dominated by British suppliers since search engines tend to give local links first…

Embroidery on paper – a beginners guide to card making with stitching

Embroidery on paper flowering vinePeople who receive hand stitched greetings cards are usually amazed and delighted that someone has made it especially for them. Many have been so pleased that they frame the picture. As well as giving pleasure, embroidery on paper it is also an enjoyable way of passing the time. Since only a small amount of equipment needed, it is very portable and can be done almost anywhere. Here are five easy steps to get you started…