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    French Knot Tutorial

    French Knots are as Cute as a Little Button! Oh the french knot! It’s a favorite amongst many of us embroiderers. They’re just so cute and adorable & full of character. They can be used as filler or accents, and they’re awesome for adding texture to your embroidery work. You’ll see french knots being used for things like floral elements,…

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    Back Stitch Tutorial

    The Back Stitch is Super Easy! Let’s learn how to create the back stitch. It’s one of the most basic of basic stitches and you’ll probably use it quite often. Just imagine the running stitch which is like those dashed lines you see on the highway with gaps, except with the back stitch you’ll remove those gaps and bring the…

  • chain stitch used as a line and a fill in pink
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    Chain Stitch Tutorial

    The Chain Stitch Creates Nice Solid Lines and Fills While the chain stitch can use up a lot of thread it is one of my favorite embroidery stitches because it can create some nice solid lines with a bit of volume and texture. It can easily add a bit of interest to an embroidery piece as either an outline or…

  • heart made of a running stitch on an embroidery hoop
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    Quick and Easy Running Stitch

    The Running Stitch is One the The Easiest of Stitches! Anytime basic embroidery stitches are brought up the running stitch will always be mentioned. It’s very basic and in its simplicity it’s really a group of dashed lines (kind of similar to what you would see on a highway). Each stitch will be about the same size and lay at…