Honeyeater Crafts Blog

Welcome to the Honeyeater Crafts blog. You will find general interest posts on topics like the history of cross stitch, and useful cross stitch and embroidery tips and tricks. We will also keep you up-to-date with our new projects in our 'Work in progress' section.

Category - General

What is cross stitch?

What is cross stitch?

What is embroidery? The word ‘embroider’ comes from the French ‘broder’ meaning to prettify, adorn, decorate. Embroidery – the art of embellishing fabric using needle and thread. This thread was often silk, cotton, or fine wire like gold or silver. Common embroidery types include crewel work, needlepoint, cross-stitch and quilting.

Category - Work in progress (WIP)

Water Lily 1 WIP

Water Lily 1 Cross Stitch Pattern WIP

Follow the work in progress of our next cross stitch pattern - Water Lily 1.