Embroidery is one of my favorite textile arts because it can be added to just about anything for a personal touch. Some other reasons to love a little embroidery in your life and textiles is that it gives it a handmade appearance or vintage feel and the supplies don't take up much space.
Some crafty bloggers that inspire me to embroider while sharing their knowledge are:
I would consider myself an embroidery beginner and think these are some useful links for those of us learning to embroider:
Of course, as with most creations, it is often easier to understand how to do something after seeing someone else do it, so here are a couple of our favorite YouTube videos on embroidery: