Welcome to Helen M Stevens' fine art embroidery website. Helen has been a professional textile artist for over 30 years... explore this site to find examples of her original artwork, books, downloadable tutorials, exquisite cards and postcards.

Exhibition Season is upon us…

September offers three opportunities to see Helen’s work on exhibition, in aid of the “MY BLUE HEART” charity, supporting St. Nicholas Hospice and in an exciting collection of work with her new Art Group “Echo Arts”:


At the Edmund Gallery, Bury St .Edmunds,

September 26th – October 1st

Full details on the Exhibitions page.

Watch Helen demonstrate her art!

To coincide with the launch of her beautiful collection of new e-patterns (go to Ebooks and Downloads) Helen has created a series of videos on Youtube.  Want to know how she creates a dragonfly’s wing, or the chequerboard effect on a fritillary lily?  Now you can watch – as many times as you like!

Honeycomb Stitch: Honeycomb 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cO0jo2e2FKo

Honeycomb 2:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVxW9us6mMc

Laddering (Needle-weaving): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyBfPMcE2Qg

Surface Couching: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYzfdM-R4VI

Spider’s webs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBzQJUN0gDM  and  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RXk27tAEBc