Double Wheatear Stitch

Double Wheatear stitch is a versatile easy variety of Wheatear stitch and you can use it in organic motifs. You can vary the length of the diagonal straight stitches. Double Wheatear is great for beading and you can use many types of embroidery thread for variety. You can combine Double …

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 …

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 …

Battlement Stitch

Battlement Stitch is a stitch that is made up of multiple lines of Buttonhole stitch that overlap to form a deep border or act as a fill. When worked in a traditional manner the line along the top of the stitches forms a crenellated edge like the top of a …