Hoop and Practice Stitching
A course by Chloe Giordano , Embroidery Artist
Learn to create realistic, nature-inspired embroidery using freehand, needle painting techniques
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About the video: Hoop and Practice Stitching
“Let's get to work! Here I will show you how to thread the needle and the technique I use.”
In this video lesson Chloe Giordano addresses the topic: Hoop and Practice Stitching, which is part of the Domestika online course: Freehand Needle Painting: Embroider the Beauty of Wildlife. Learn to create realistic, nature-inspired embroidery using freehand, needle painting techniques.
Partial transcription of the video
“Hoop and Practice Stitching In this lesson, we'll put the fabric into the hoop. First, take the inner hoop and place it underneath the fabric. Then, take your outer hoop and fit it over the top. Then, start slowly tightening and pulling the fabric taut. Keep rotating the frame as you do this so it's evenly taut all over. If the fabric is loose while working, you can end up with little areas where the embroidery is pulling the fabric and causing wrinkles. It also keeps the embroidery still as you're working, otherwise it'll be moving up and down as you place the needle. If the fabric is loos...”
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Course summary: Freehand Needle Painting: Embroider the Beauty of Wildlife
AreasEmbroidery, Illustration, Textile illustration
Chloe Giordano is a UK-based embroidery artist who specializes in creating artwork inspired by the natural world. Her early years growing up in the countryside inspired her love of nature but it was during her time at university that her artistic journey began. Whilst studying illustration, Chloe discovered a fascination with stitching that went on to shape her career and eventually developed her freehand needle painting technique which combined all three of her passions; nature, painting, and embroidery.
Chloe has embroidered several book cover designs, illustrated children’s books for publishers including Penguin and Bloomsbury, and has also published a book of her own about her work. Her embroidery has even been sold at Liberty in London.