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 worked in …

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 …