Rice Stitch and varieties

This tutorial offers a step by step illustration of Rice Stitch and explores some of its variations including a stitch called Boss Stitch.  Rice stitch is also known as Crossed Corners and William and Mary stitch. This is thought of as a canvas stitch, but as you can see it can be …

How to work Algerian Eye Stitch

Algerian Eye stitch creates a decorative star-like pattern and can often be found on canvas work, pulled work, embroidery and forms of counted-thread work which means traditionally it is worked on even-weave fabric. It is also known as Star stitch. The sample above is a mix of Algerian eye stitch …

Sorbello Stitch Step By Step Tutorial

Sorbello stitch is an evenweave hand embroidery stitch that originated in the village of Sorbello in Italy and most people encounter it in traditional embroidery. It looks like a cross stitch with a knot in the middle –  a textured cross stitch. This stitch is usually worked on a grid which means you …