Feathered Chain Stitch

Feathered Chain Stitch or chained feather stitch. This stitch has the feather stitch look with long tailed daisies. The amazingly light but beautiful look helps it to be a perfect stitch for any border.

Double Chain Stitch

This stitch is same as chain stitch. The only difference is, it’s done in two parallel lines. Visually, it looks like Herringbone Ladder filling Stitch or to some extent Open Feather Stitch. Double Chain Stitch is worked from bottom to top.

Chain Stitch

Chain Stitch: The stitch with thick and beautiful texture. Chain stitch was used in ancient craft. The Chinese chain stitch works in silk thread dates back to 5th-3rd century BC. This is used in surface embroidery. Just like Portuguese Stem Stitch, it helps embroidering perfect curved lines. Chain stitch it creates loops and uses good […]

Straight Stitch

Straight Stitch: Straight Stitch is the most basic stitch. All forms of stitch starts from this straight stitches. This stitch is created without any twisting, turning, looping or knotting the working thread. The process:  1. Pull out the threaded needle through the fabric. 2. Poke in the needle through a point forward to the previous […]

Hand Embroidery Designs

Hand embroidery designs generally include variations of flowers, petals, fruits, ferns. Different characters can also be embroidered using long and short stitches or satin stitches. The basic stitches used for any hand embroidery design are running stitch, back stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch. The variations of these stitches create a design lively while carrying out […]

Portuguese stem stitch

This is a knotted stitch. It follows Stem Stitch technique with some loops. This stitch is a shape giver. It’s easy to embroider different shaped designs with this stitch. You can try it with any thread. After completion it has a very delicate look. It’s best to be used for embroidering outlines. The Process: 1. To […]

Split Stitch

Split stitch is a decorative stitch. It is used to replace Back Stitch for a different raised look. You can use this stitch anywhere you want a little bit of texture. This stitch was very much popular in England during the medieval ages. The Process:  1. Bring out the threaded needle through the fabric.

Cable Stitch

Stem Stitch and Outline Stitch are used alternatively to create cable stitch. The completed work gives an amazing pattern. It’s generally worked from left to right.  The Process:  1. Pull out the needle through the fabric.

Outline Stitch

This stitch is used to outline any embroidery pattern. Though it looks similar to stem stitch, there is a significant difference. In Stem Stitch we do the stitch keeping the thread to the left side of the new stitch. In Outline Stitch we will place the thread to the right side of the new stitch.

Stem Stitch

Stem Stitch: Stem Stitch is one of the basic stitches like the back stitch or straight stitch. It takes minimum effort or hand embroidery knowledge, to do this stitch. Stem Stitch is similar to back stitch. Like back stitch, after pulling out the threaded needle, we have to take it backward and poke in. The […]