Tulip Stitch or Slipped Detached Chain Stitch

Slipped Detached chain stitch sounds a mouthful but it is a simple and versatile stitch. Often called tulip stitch because that is what it can look like, it is one of those easy quick stitches that lends itself to variation. It is so simple people overlook slipped detached chain as a stitch to experiment with. …

Woven detached chain stitch

Woven Detached Chain As the name indicates, Woven detached chain stitch is just as it sounds – a detached chain stitch which has been woven or laced with thread. The stitch is simple to work. And it also makes delightful little leaf shapes that can be used in floral sprays. …

Barred Chain Stitch

Barred chain is an extreme form of Twisted chain stitch. As experienced stitchers know, the chain stitch family has numerous varieties, of which Barred chain stitch is an interesting example. Just like chain stitch, Barred chain stitch is a linear stitch that will follow curves well and can be easily worked …

Chain Stitch

Instructions on how to work chain stitch Chain stitch can be used to create a line. It is also known as tambour stitch and point de chainette. Bring the needle up through the fabric and hold the thread with the left thumb. Insert the needle as illustrated, so that the point emerges …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 196

Stitches This is simple a line of detached chain stitches that are interlaced with a thicker thread. Thread  A cotton is DMC  perle 5 and the interlacing thread is weaving yarn with a metallic thread through it which means it looks better in life. Fabric: Linen hand dyed Dyes:  Procion …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 195

Stitches This band of stitching  consists of 2 rows of chain braid stitch Thread  A thick cotton with a firm twist that is about the same weight as perle 3 Fabric: Linen hand dyed Dyes:  Procion dyes the fabric Size: The sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide and all …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 194

Stitches This band of stitching  consists of 5 rows of chain stitch. Three rows are threaded with metallic thread and these are spaced between  two rows of whipped chain stitch. The whipping was done in the same metallic thread. Thread  Hand dyed cotton laced with a metallic yarn called Excel Fabric: …