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Embroidery Stitch Guide

Embroidery Stitch Guide

Learn the different embroidery stitches.




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Algerian Eye Stitch

Algerian Eye Stitch

A tutorial showing you how to make the Algerian Eye Stitch, which is also known as the Algerian Eyelet Stitch or the Star Eyelet Stitch. Needlepointers.com

Backstitch  - How to outline a cross stitch design

Backstitch - How to outline a cross stitch design

This video tutorial is on how to outline a cross stitch design using the backstitch. It includes instructions and tips on backstitching. Needlepointers.com

Backstitch (Video)

Backstitch (Video)

This video will show you how to hand embroider the backstitch which is a common outline stitch used in counted cross stitch and embroidery. Needlepointers.com

Basket Stitch - Video

Basket Stitch - Video

A embroidery stitch tutorial on how to do the basket stitch. Needlepointers.com



Blanket Stitch (Video)

Blanket Stitch (Video)

This Needlepointers.com video tutorial is on how to do the blanket stitch. The blanket stitch got its name because the stitch was used to hold down the edge of a blanket. This decorative stitch is used as an edge stitch to finish seams, to apply appliqué to a project and decorate crazy quilts. Needlepointers.com

Blanket Stitch - How to Do Corners (Video)

Blanket Stitch - How to Do Corners (Video)

This tutorial will show you have to go around the corner of a project when doing the blanket stitch. Doing blanket stitch corners is easy. Needlepointers.com

Blanket Stitch - How to End the Blanket Stitch (Video)

Blanket Stitch - How to End the Blanket Stitch (Video)

This tutorial is on how-to end the blanket stitch. The tutorial shows how to end the blanket stitch if you have two layers of fabric and if you have one layer of fabric. Needlepointers.com

Blanket Stitch - Short and Long Blanket Stitch (Video)

Blanket Stitch - Short and Long Blanket Stitch (Video)

Learn how to stitch the short and long blanket stitch which is a variation of the basic blanket stitch. This decorative stitch can be used in crazy quilts and appliqué in addition as a hemstitch on projects. Needlepointers.com



Braid Stitch

Stitch School

Bullion Knot

Text instructions with photos. Pintangle

Buttonhole Stitch

Learn how to use the buttonhole stitch to make flowers, wheels and circles. Kreink

Buttonhole Wheel (Video)

A video on how to do the embroidery techique - buttonhole wheel. Needle 'N Thread



Cable Stitch (Embroidery Stitch)

Cable Stitch (Embroidery Stitch)

This video will show how to do the cable embroidery stitch which is a hand embroidery stitch. This needlework stitch is an outline stitch which can be worked along a straight line or curve. Needlepointers.com

Chain Stitch (Video)

Chain Stitch (Video)

This video is on how to hand embroider a chain stitch. The chain stitch is a series of loops joined together to form a chain. A Chain stitch is used as a decorative outline stitch. Needlepointers.com

Chevron Stitch (Video)

Chevron Stitch (Video)

This video will show you how to embroider the Chevron stitch. The Chevron stitch is worked on two parallel lines and it is a beautiful decorative stitch which is ideal for borders. Needlepointers.com

Closed Fly Stitch

Your Choice Needlework



Couching Stitch

Instructions, illustration and video. Annie's Attic

Cross Stitch

Two methods for the cross stitch. Annie's Attic

Cross Stitch - Long Armed Cross Stitch

Your Choice Needlework

Double Cross Stitch (Smyrna Stitch)

Double Cross Stitch (Smyrna Stitch)

Learn how to stitch the double cross stitch on plastic canvas. This stitch is also known as the Smyrna Stitch Needlepointers.com



Double Herringbone Stitch

This version of double herringbone stitch is also known as Indian herringbone stitch. Learn more here. In A Minute Ago

Double Running Embroidery Stitch

Double Running Embroidery Stitch

This video will show you how to do the double running embroidery stitch which is also known as the Holbein stitch.

Eyelet

Illustration, instructions and video. Annie's Attic

Feather Chain Stitch

Your Choice Needlework



Feather Stitch (Video)

Feather Stitch (Video)

How to do the feather stitch. This is a hand-embroidery decorative stitch which creates a vine or branch looking line. Needlepointers.com

Fern Stitch

About.com Embroidery

Fern Stitch

Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

Fishbone Stitch

Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials



Fishbone Stitch (Video)

A video on how to do the Fishbone stitch. Needle 'N Thread

Flystitch

Instructions, illustration and video. Annie's Attic

French Knot (Video)

French Knot (Video)

A tutorial on how to do the French knot. Needlepointers.com

Half Cross Stitch

Half Cross Stitch

A tutorial showing how to do the half cross stitch on plastic canvas. This is a basic needlepoint stitch which is stitched diagonally over one bar. Needlepointers.com



Half Cross-Stitch

Simply the first part of a cross-stitch which can be slanted in either direction. Annie's Attic

Herringbone Stitch (Video)

Herringbone Stitch (Video)

This video will show how to stitch the herringbone stitch. The herringbone stitch is a popular embroidery stitch often used for borders.

Jacquard Stitch

Create Needlepoint

Kloster Blocks (Hardanger)

Learn how to do the kloster block in hardanger. Caron Collection



Ladder Stitch

A braided stitch in embroiderywork. Stitch School

Lazy Daisy Stitch (Video)

Lazy Daisy Stitch (Video)

Learn how to do the lazy daisy stitch with this video. Needlepointers.com

Maidenhair Stitch

An illustration on how to do the Maiden Hair stitch. Needlecrafter.com

Mosaic Stitch

Threadneedle Street



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