How to hand embroider Turkman Stitch

Some people classify Turkman stitch as a form of double chain stitch and others classify it as a closed feather stitch. Some books have the point of the needle angled further inwards for double chain and for Turkman the point of the needle follows the outer edge of the line. In …

How to Hand Embroider Buttonholed Double Chain

Buttonholed Double Chain  is an unusual variety that I found this variation of double chain in The Constance Howard Book of Stitches (p 106). This version of double chain is buttonholed and can feel messy and can feel a little awkward.  Once past the first few stitches it takes on a form, …