How to Hand Embroider Berry stitch

Berry stitch but is also known as double lazy daisy stitch or double detached chain stitch. It can be worked on any type of fabric and is easy stitch to do and learn. How to work Berry Stitch Start by working a single detached chain stitch. You can work it as …

Buttonhole Eyelet Flower Tutorial

I found Buttonhole Eyelet Flower in A-Z of Embroidery Stitches 2 . It is called Buttonhole Eyelet flower and has a base created by first working a buttonhole wheel, then you add bullion knots around the wheel. Although at first glance it looks quite restrictive you can do quite a bit with …

Arrow or Arrowhead stitch

Arrow Stitch Two varieties of Arrowhead stitch are listed in various stitch books. One is a horizontal version and one is vertical. Some books call the vertical version Upright Arrow, while others simply call both versions, Arrow stitch. Some books refer to the horizontal version as Zig-Zag stitch. Both varieties …

How to hand embroider Portuguese Border Stitch

Portuguese Border Stitch forms a highly textured braid like stitch, which is a heap of fun to work. With this stitch you can also change threads when you work the top layer. The stitch forms good ridge and is ideal to use for strong lines or stacked side by side to …

Magic Chain Stitch

Magic Chain Stitch is a fun light-hearted stitch that both children and adults love. It is called Checkered or Magic Chain — because it changes colour. It is useful to use on small gifts, like Christmas tree decorations, purses and bags etc. This stitch can hold a curve well. I …

How to hand embroider Open Base Needlewoven Picot

Open base needlewoven picot is a fun three dimensional stitch that is ideal for leaves and the like. The method of working is very similar to Closed Base Needlewoven Picot stitch but the base is wider. You can make short or quite long or I have seen them worked in wide …

Closed Base Needlewoven Picot Tutorial

Closed base needlewoven picot or needlewoven picot leaf  stitch when complete is very leaf like so you can use it any floral motif. This is a stitch that stands proud of the fabric and people find it amusing and cute. It takes a little time to work and quite a bit of thread but …