Want to learn the basics of embroidery? Check out these posts!
Transferring a Pattern
Strands, Sewing, Stabbing and Starting
Running and Back Stitches
Stem and Split Stitches
Chain and Detached Chain
Making Faces (French Knots and More Detached Chain)
Fill Stitches Part 1
Fill Stitches Part 2
All of the lessons on the blog are for right-handed stitchers, because that's what I know! But, if you're left-handed, I've created a set of PDFs that have the images flipped. It's not ideal, but it should help get you started!
Running and Back Stitches for Lefties
Stem and Split Stitches for Lefties
Chain and Detached Chain for Lefties
Making Faces (French Knots and More Detached Chain) for Lefties
Fill Stitches Part 1 for Lefties
Fill Stitches Part 2 for Lefties
All of these lessons were translated into Italian by Vale! Find her translations on her blog. Thanks, Vale!
And if you're interested in keeping the back of your embroidery as tidy as the front, these posts should prove helpful!
Begin and End Well
Watch Your Back
Choose Your Stitches Wisely