Bosnian stitch

Bosnian Stitch is a quick easily worked stitch that forms a zig-zag line. You can work it in a line, on a border, or over a crazy quilt seam or row upon row to become a filling stitch. Since its structure is a simple zig-zag line it is great fun …

Interlaced Band

Interlaced Band is worked in two parts. The foundation stitches are two lines of Back stitch. Since the stitch is in two parts you can use this to your advantage as the second thread can be of a different colour or a different type of thread. You can use novelty …

Berwick stitch

Berwick stitch is also known as Looped Edge stitch and forms a line of upright stitches each with a knotted base. This is a quick and easy variety of buttonhole. You  can work it along the edge of an item and it will follow curves easily. Berwick stitch is equally …

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone 2

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone 2 is a composite stitch that is built on  Back Stitched Herringbone which is in turn a variety built on Herringbone stitch. The lacing technique is simple and quick to work. When you lace this stitch you can use embroidery threads or  thicker novelty threads, such as …

Belgian Cross Stitch

Belgian Cross Stitch is an interesting variety of Cross stitch that is worked on a grid. It can be used in borders and fillings. In this stitch long diagonal stitches cross each. At first glance it looks like  Long Armed Cross stitch but Belgian Cross differs as it has horizontal …

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone Stitch

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone Stitch is a further embellishment on Back Stitched Herringbone which is in turn a variety of Herringbone stitch. The lacing technique is simple and quick to work. You can use embroidery threads to lace this stitch  but Laced Back Stitched Herringbone can be very effective if …

How to work Back Stitch Trellis

Back stitch trellis is a filling stitch that is ideal to use to cover large areas. The open geometric filling is made up of intersecting diagonal lines of back stitch. This geometric design can act as the foundation of other embellishments and stitches. You can let it be as is …