is there a website that can teach you how to embroider by hand?

im making a fleece tie blanket for my boyfriend and i want to put his basketball number and name on it. i don't have access to a sewing machine and i want it to mean more by doing it by hand.

Sewing websites:

http://www.heritageshoppe.com/heritage/s... - a execellent website for learning sewing stitches

http://www.needlenthread.com/2006/10/vid... - a execellent website for learning sewing stitches

www.needlenthread.com/2006/10/video-library-of-hand-embroidery.html

www.craftsitedirectory.com/embroidery/index.html

http://www.sewing.org/enthusiast/html/el...

http://sewing.patternreview.com/cgi-bin/...

http://learnhowtosew.com/

http://sewing.patternreview.com/cgi-bin/...

http://www.tomfarrell.org/textiles/sewin...

http://www.sewing.org/

http://www.sew-it-yourself.com/

http://www.simplesewingprojects.com/arti...

www.wikihow.com/Sew-Using-Patterns

www.ezstitchsampler.com/

blog.worldvillage.com/arts/how_to_lear...

www.youcanmakeit.com/comments.asp

www.howtodothings.com/hobbies/a3758-ho...

www.ezstitchsampler.com/

www.eveningstardesigns.citymax.com/f/Entire_Right_Version.pdf

www.craftandfabriclinks.com/stitches/free_embroidery_stitches.html

craftydaisies.com/2007/08/14/embroidery-lesson-1/

Books:

- All books are available at any library or bookstore -

Sew Fast Sew Easy : All You Need to Know When You Start to Sew
by Elissa K. Meyrich
ISBN-13: 9780312269098

Sewing for Dummies
by Janice Maresh, Janice S. Saunders, N. Graf (Editor)
ISBN-13: 9780764568473

Sew U : The Built by Wendy Guide to Making Your Own Wardrobe
by Wendy Mullin, Eviana Hartman, Beci Orpin (Illustrator) , Agnieszka Gasparska (Illustrator) , Beci Orpin (Illustrator) - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780821257401

S.E.W. : Sew Everything Workshop
by Diana Rupp, Lena Corwin (Illustrator) , Andrea Chu (Photographer)
ISBN-13: 9780761139737

Sewing 101 : A Beginner's Guide to Sewing
by Creative Publishing International (Editor)
ISBN-13: 9781589230699

The Complete Book of Sewing : A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Every Technique
by Betsy Hosegood (Editor) , DK Publishing
ISBN-13: 9780789496584

Survival Sewing : Emergency Fixes for the Rips, Snags and Tears of Everyday Life
by Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader, Nathalie Mornu
ISBN-13: 9781600591228

The Embroidery Stitch Bible
by Betty Barnden, Debbie Bradley (Editor) - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780873495103

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Bible
by Joan Gordon - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780896891692

Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches
by Mary Thomas, Jan Eaton - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9781570761188

Embroidery Stitches : Over 400 Contemporary and Traditional Stitch Patterns
by Mary Webb (Editor) - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9781554072118

Elegant Stitches : An Illustrated Stitch Guide and Source Book of Inspiration
by Judith Baker Montano, Barbara Konzak-Kuhn (Editor) , Micaela Carr (Illustrator)
ISBN-13: 9780914881858

Encyclopedia of Embroidery Stitches, Including Crewel
by Marion Nichols - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780486229294

The Encyclopedia of Stitches
by Karen Hemingway (Editor) , Steve Dew (Illustrator) , Shona Wood (Photographer) - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780641905285

The Embroiderer's Handbook : The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Creative Stitches and Versatile Techniques
by Margie Bauer - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780715320372

Royal School of Needlework Embroidery Techniques
by Sally Saunders, Debra Barrett (Designed by) , Sally Saunders - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780713488173

Stitch Sampler
by Lucinda Ganderton, Lucinda Ganderton- a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9780756619008

Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Needlework : Needlepoint, Embroidery, Counted Thread
by Donna Kooler - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9781574861846

The Complete Illustrated Stitch Encyclopedia
by Crafter's Choice, Crafter's Choice (Compiler) - a execellent book on the subject
ISBN-13: 9781402713804

Embroidery Stitches
by M. E. Wilkinson
ISBN-13: 9781406793512

Embroidery (Quamut)
by Quamut
Downloadable Quamut Chart - Electronic edition
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Available for Download
ISBN-13: 9781411405721

Embroidery (Quamut)
by Quamut
ISBN-13: 9781411497276 - same thing as the download above expect it is in paper back

Start to Sew : All the Basics Plus Learn-to-Sew Projects
by Creative Publishing International, Creative Publishing International (Manufactured by)
ISBN-13: 9781589232068

Lotta Jansdotter Simple Sewing : Patterns and How-To for 24 Fresh and Easy Projects
by Lotta Jansdotter, Meiko Arquillos (Photographer)
ISBN-13: 9780811852579

Simplicity's Simply the Best Sewing Book
by Anne Marie Soto (Editor) , Simplicity Pattern Company (Editor) , Martha Vaughan (Illustrator)
ISBN-13: 9780739421000

Home Decor Sewing 101 : A Beginner's Guide to Sewing for the Home
by Creative Publishing international Incorporated, Creative Publishing Internation

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