Embroidery Lessons and Tutorials

Here you’ll find all the free embroidery lessons and tutorials. They’re arranged by subject so you can work your way through the lessons in a systematic way.

Remember – all Shiny Happy World patterns have links to all the tutorials you need right in the pattern. You can purchase any pattern and work through it like a workshop.

Getting Started

Tools and Supplies

Transferring Your Pattern


The Stitches

The stitches marked with a * are the most basic – a great place to start. You can stitch just about any pattern using just these beginner stitches.

Outline Stitches

Fill Stitches

Other Stitches


Ironing Your Embroidery

Framing Your Work


Visible Mending