Whipped Back Stitch

Whipped Back Stitch: Whipped Back Stitch is similar as whipped running stitch. Just the foundation is done with back stitch rather than running stitch. The Process:  1. Embroider a shape using the back stitch. 2. Pull out the threaded needle through the upper corner of first back stitch from any of the sides.  3. Pass the […]

Back Stitch

Back Stitches: In back stitch the individual stitches are done backwards to the regular direction. These are basically used for outline shapes. It can also be used to put emphasis to some certain area in an embroidery project. Step by step instructions for doing back stitch is explained below. The Process: Pull out the threaded […]

Eyelet Wheel Stitch

Eyelet wheel Stitch can be used for portraying wheels, flowers, eyes and sometimes as a filling stitch when these are clustered together. They can be worked on any kind of fabric. But to me, they look best on cotton.   This is an easy to do stitch. Let’s start the process: The process: Draw a […]

Long and Short Stitch

Long and Short Stitches consist of straight stitches of longer and shorter length. Starting from a certain point the straight stitches are done. For shaded looks these stitches are done.   The Process:  1. Pull out the threaded needle through middle point on the outer line of the diagram. 2. Do a long straight stitch […]

Chevron Stitch

Chevron Stitch: Chevron refers to a figure or pattern holding the shape of a V or a reversed V. This is mostly used in badges of defense people. Chevron Stitch follows the similar pattern. The pattern consists a series of V and reversed V. The Process: Draw small dashes in two horizontal lines. It should have […]

Basket Stitch

With simple, long, Straight stitches, Basket Stitches are created. With several variations, these stitches can be used for filling certain shapes/ areas. I’ll show three types of Basket stitches. The first two are done in two or three rounds. And the last one is done with straight stitches done both horizontally and vertically. Basket Stitch-1: […]

Trellis Work

Trellis work is similar to the Basket stitch-1. It is all about working on the grids. Trellis work is used to fill up big areas.  Just like the basket stitches, this one is also very easy to do. The main difference is, in Trellis work, while doing the vertical lines the thread can be pulled […]

Ray Stitch

Ray Stitch is basically doing some straight stitches in a particular pattern (mostly triangular shape). This is also known as fan stitch. The process: 1. I started the embroidery by taking out the needle at the end of the stalk and inserted it back to the point, where it joined with the leaf. 2. After […]

Kutch on White outfit| Kutch Work

Kutch on White dress: Here is my latest completed project. White Kutch on White dress…. I have used big squares in the middle. I did five big squares. In both the sides of the squares, I used single chains. In the hands, I used small squares and at the edge, I used upper portion of […]

Kutch Work | The basic Chain

The Basic Chain: Creating a Kutch basic chain is a bit different than the structures. Because, in some cases in basic chains one of the basic rules is not followed. For example, here you’ll see one of the working thread is pulled over the other thread in the corner. But generally in cases of the structures, the working […]