Hand Sewing

Hand Stitching - Hand sewing how-to, stitches, etc.



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Hand Sewing - Backstitch (Video)
This tutorial is on how to hand-sew a backstitch. This stitch is a strong sturdy stitch resembling machine stitching in appearance. It can be used for joining two seams together or mending a seam. Needlepointers.com
Hand Sewing - Hem Stitch (Slip Stitch)
This video will show you how to do the hem stitch which is also known as the slip stitch. This hemming stitch is almost invisible on both sides of the garment. The stitch can also be used to finish pillows. Needlepointers.com
Hand Sewing - Running Stitch
This video is on how-to stitch a running stitch. The running stitch is used to ease, baste, gather or temporarily join two pieces of fabric together. Needlepointers.com
Laddet Stitch/Blind Stitch
This tutorial will show you how to close on open seam on a pillow, stuffed animal and many sewing projects. The ladder stitch also known and the blind stitch or invisible stitch will finish an open seam so it is completely invisible. Needlepointers.com
Hand Sewing
Diagram of how-to for various types of hand stitching, i.e. basting stitch, backstitch, blanket stitch, feather stitch, hemming stitches, and more. Fiber Images
Hand Sewing - A tutorial
This tutorial covers the basic tools, how to thread a needle, knotting the thread, basic sewing stitches and the finishing knot. Instructables
Stitch - Ladder Stitch
The Ladder Stitch is a simple sewing stitch used to join fabric edges together. See an illustration of the ladder stitch. This stitch is also ideal for sewing binding onto a quilt. About.com
Stitch - Ladder Stitch
A sewing stitch which is visually invisible. This is idea for joining fabric pieces, for closures and for sewing binding onto a quilt. Sewing Stars
Stitch - Stitch Type
A rundown of the top stitches used in sewing. Start Sewing
Stitches - Hand Stitches
Instructions and illustrations for hand stitches - backstitch, oversewing stitch, running stitch, slipstitch and tacking stitch. Alternative Windows

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