Parallel | Laced | Interlaced | Whipped Running Stitches

Laced Running Stitch

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 colored threaded needle.

3. Weave through the running stitches according to your desired pattern.

Parallel Running StitchParallel Running Stitch

Parallel Running Stitch
Parallel Running Stitch

 

Laced running stitch: 

Laced running stitch is also a  decoration to simple running stitches. It involves run stitches. And different colored thread to make it wave through the stitches.

The process:

1. Do one row of run stitch.

2. Pull out the different colored threaded  needle from any end of the stitched line.

3. Wave the threaded needle through each stitch.

4. The thread should be waved under each run stitch. It should never get over any stitch.

The Picture Guide:

Laced Running StitchLaced Running Stitch

Laced Running StitchLaced Running Stitch

Laced Running Stitch

Interlaced running stitch: It uses three threads. One for the Basic running stitch. One for the downward waves and the other one is for the upward waves.

The process:

1. Do one row of run stitch.

2. Pull out the different colored threaded  needle from any end of the stitched line.

3. Wave the threaded needle through each stitch.

4. Wave the other threaded needle in the opposite direction through each stitch.

5. The thread should be waved under each run stitch. It should never get over any stitch.

The Picture Guide:

Interlaced Running StitchInterlaced Running Stitch

Interlaced Running StitchInterlaced Running Stitch

Interlaced Running StitchInterlaced Running Stitch

Whipped running stitch

Whipped running stitch is almost same as Laced running stitch. The difference is, in whipped stitch the waves start over the run stitch and ends under the run stitch (Top to bottom).

The Picture Guide:

Whipped Running StitchWhipped Running Stitch

Whipped Running StitchWhipped Running Stitch

Whipped Running Stitch
Whipped Running Stitch

 

 

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