Zig Zag Coral stitch step by step tutorial

Zig Zag Coral Stitch is a variety of  Coral stitch. All versions of Coral stitch are based on twisted chain stitch. I recommend that you refresh your memory of twisted chain stitch before you try the coral stitch versions. How to work Zig Zag Coral Stitch Work this stitch between two parallel lines from …

How to work Interlaced Cable Chain Stitch

Interlaced Cable Chain is an interesting variety of Chain stitch that quickly creates a pretty textured border. Better still it is not hard to work. You need to know how to work cable chain stitch but other than that Interlaced Cable chain is a simple lacing pattern. I have worked this …

How to work Whipped Double Chain Stitch

Whipped Double Chain stitch is a variety of Chain stitch. You need to know how to hand embroider basic chain stitch as this variety is worked on a foundation of two rows of chain stitch. If you need a refresher you will find a tutorial for chain stitch here. Whipped …

How to work Whipped Chain Stitch

Whipped Chain Stitch is a handy variety of chain stitch as it creates a slightly stronger line than ordinary chain stitch. It stands a little more proud of the surface. The thread that you use to whip the foundation line of chain stitches with can be of a contrasting colour, or texture. You …

How to work Fancy Bobbin Edging

Fancy Bobbin Edging is an interesting variation of buttonhole. I discovered it in an old book called The Batsford encyclopaedia of embroidery stitches by Anne Butler. This book was published in the late 1970’s and the black and white hand drawn illustrations look dated and are not always clear but being …