Rosette Chain Stitch

To work on Rosette Chain Stitch, we need to know Twisted Chain Stitch. It has similarities with Oyster Stitch. This variation of Chain Stitch is generally done in straight or curved lines. The challenge I felt while doing this stitch was, if you draw the thread too much the small twisted chain stitches will loose […]

Open Chain Stitch

Open Chain Stitch is done in two lines. If space is left between the two lines, it gives a ladder like look. But, it can also be done without leaving any space in between. This will give this variation of chain stitch more congested look. Decorative stitches or decorative items like beads can be added within […]

Crested Chain Stitch

A beautiful stitch with the liberty of making changes to the height of the stitch. Yes, Crested Chain Stitch it is! Best used as  borders, this stich combines Chain Stitches and little knots on top of them. The distance between the chain stitches and knots can be changed to bring variation to the texture and look […]

Wheatear Stitch

The Wheatear Stitch is another variation of Chain Stitch. It incorporates chain stitches with little diagonal straight stitches. This resembles to wheat stalks when embroidered in straight or curved lines. Single Wheatear Stitches are known as Detached Wheatear Stitch. The Process 1. Pull out the threaded needle through A in the fabric. 2. Now, make two […]