Basic hand embroidery stitches

Master the art of hand embroidery with our step-by-step guide to basic stitches. Create beautiful designs with these essential stitches and unleash your creativity today.
This graphic features different types of embroidery stitches with names on each photo. There are hundreds of different stitches, but these are some of the most common! Click the link to learn how to embroider each one of them. Embroidery Designs, Patchwork, Embroidery Stitches, Types Of Embroidery Stitches, Types Of Embroidery, Embroidery And Stitching, Embroidery Stitches Beginner, Embroidery Thread, Embroidery Stitches Tutorial

This graphic features different types of embroidery stitches with names on each photo. There are hundreds of different stitches, but these are some of the most common! Click the link to learn how to embroider each one of them.

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I encourage you to use additional resources if you need more instruction than this simple guide. I have found video to be very useful in understanding stitches. Please click on the links below to watch very quick clips of the stitches. You can also find a directory of longer videos here, with more detailed instruction.

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Tabitha Ellis
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This page gives you an idea of how the reverse of the basic stitches looks like. As a beginner, we are curious to know how the reverse or the back-side should end up - just to make sure that we are stitching the right way. So, I have picked the...

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Tasha Bretz
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If you're a beginner at stitching, you might get confused why some artists use less number of strands, and the others more. What is the big deal? What is the difference at all? Can I work a pattern designed for using 6 strands, with 1 strand? And can I work a pattern design for 1-2 strands of thread, using 6 strands? Let's take it one step at a time :) Related posts: 10 tips for hand embroidery beginners Top 10 beginner mistakes in hand embroidery How many strands should I use? There is no…

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Lisa Holbert