Hand Embroidery for Beginners – Part 5 | 10 Basic Stitches | HandiWorks #69

This stitch is now used in many other crafting projects as well. This is one of the most sought after stitches. Blanket stitch is a sturdier stitch to secure edges of buttonholes. this stitch can be sewn from left to right or right to left. Also known as Hungarian braided chain stitch To work this stitch, you should be aware of at least the lazy daisy stitch. Knowledge of the chain stitch will be an advantage. Also known as Y stitch, Open loop stitch Horizontal or vertical rows of fly stitch can be done to create various effects. It can be topped with more decorations with contrasting threads too. This variety of running stitch gives a wavy effect to the pattern. It looks beautiful when a few close layers of it is created. Also known as German knot, Snail trail This stitch can be used for various different types of embroideries, especially in making stem patterns. You can stitch curved line to show the flexibility of the stitch. Also known as Slipped Detached Chain this stitch can be used to make tulip flower patterns or it can become a small part fo a bigger flower. The imagination is yours! Also known as Mossoul stitch, Plaited stitch, Catch stitch, Witch stitch Herringbone forms the base for many embroideries across the word. This stitch is similar to lazy daisy. I would say it is a different version of lazy daisy. The only difference being that this has a longer ‘tail’ which contributes to its different look. Also known as pistil stitch It is good if you have the knowledge of french knot before begining this stitch.

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