Hardanger Embroidery

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Hardanger Embroidery

Originally known as Norwegian Drawn Work, Hardanger is a technique that uses counted thread and drawn thread work. This lovely technique was originally completed with white thread on white fabric. The addition of colored fabrics and threads has brought new life to this traditional embroidery technique.

All the website owners have also included their favorite Hardanger embroidery tips.
Free Hardanger Patterns from Nordic Needle

An ever-growing selection of everyday and holiday Hardanger projects for every skill level. Stitchers have also shared their favorite tips and techniques on creating beautiful Hardanger embroidery.

Embroidery Tip
Beginning embroiderers should avoid dark colored fabric as the stitches are more difficult to see than on light fabrics.