Parallel | Laced | Interlaced | Whipped Running Stitches

Parallel Running stitch For embroidering decorative borders, Parallel Running stitch can be used. It involves simple run stitches.With loops or waves weaved with different colored or same colored thread, it gives a lacy look. These stitches are variation to the ordinary running stitch. The process: 1. Stitch two or more rows or running stitch. 2. Take different […]

Holbein Stitch

Holbein Stitch This is an old embroidery stitch style, mainly used in Blackwork or Assisi embroidery. This stitch is also known as double running stitch, line stitch, Spanish stitch or two-sided line stitch. It can be worked in straight lines, diagonally or in zigzag lines. This stitch gives an identical look on both sides of […]

Darning Stitch

The Darning Stitch is actually used to repair the torn areas of any cloth. But this stitch is also used in hand embroidery. This embroidery employs simple running stitch. These running stitches are done in several rows maintaining a certain pattern to create designs. The length of the stitches may also vary to create the design. The process: […]

Running Stitches

Run Stitch Running stitches is a basic stitch in hand embroidery or sewing. This is combination of several straight stitches. Several decorative stitches can be created based on simple run stitches. The stitch is worked by putting in and pulling out the threaded needle forward through a fabric. Sometimes, this stitch is used to hide a […]