About | Techniques

Hand-embroidery is everything at Tara!

We love the variation in texture and aesthetics which can be achieved by using different stitches and techniques. We strive to produce pieces which showcase a wide range of embroidery styles. If you’re not an expert on embroidery terminology, this guide should help you become a little more familiar with what we do...


Applique is a fun way of producing graphics by stitching shaped pieces of fabrics onto the garment. It’s also where our Eco-consciousness comes to light. All applique designs are created using left-overs from garments, small pieces which would otherwise go to waste.


French-knots is the term used for creating small knots which lie on the surface of the piece, creating a lovely, tactile texture. Although time-consuming, French-knots are especially effective in flower designs, or when a spotted detail is