Twisted Chain Stitch or Rope Stitch

Twisted Chain stitch and Rope stitch are two very similar stitches. In fact Rope stitch (as seen in the stems of the floral motif above) is simply twisted chain stitch worked closely together in a compact manner along the line. This is an example of Twisted Chain that I worked …

Details 655 on my Freeform Embroidery Sampler

The photo above is a detail on section 49 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. I have turned the photo on its side as this band runs vertically down the sampler and sits to the left just below the tiger. Stitches Used: With the exception of the cross stitch …

A Tutorial How to Hand Embroider Crazy Quilt Seams

ManyCrazy quilting beginners get stumped at the hand embroidery stage of a block.  I decided to write  a tutorial on how to hand embroider crazy quilt seams. You do not have to be an expert stitcher to embroider a crazy quilt block. What you need to do, is  develop the …

Details 654 on my Freeform Embroidery Sampler

The photo below is a detail on section 49 on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. I have turned the photo on its side as these bands run vertically down the sampler. These details can be seen below the tiger Stitches Used: All of these stitches are beginner stitches. I …