How to do a Woven Wheel Stitch
Embroidery Stitches

How to do a Woven Wheel Stitch

This tutorial is all about a very popular and fun stitch in hand embroidery, the woven wheel stitch. This stitch is referred to by a ton of different names including spider web rose stitch, rose wheel, woven spider wheel…the list goes on. It gets its name because the thread is woven around in a circle…

6 Fun Couching Stitches of Embroidery
Embroidery Stitches

6 Fun Couching Stitches of Embroidery

Couching stitches are embroidery stitches that involve laying threads onto the fabric with only the ends attached and then adding shorter stitches that are used to anchor the laid threads down. These kinds of stitches can be used for various purposes including decorative borders, outlines, and filling in areas in an embroidery design. Multiple colors…

Basket Weave Embroidery Stitch + Basket Embroidery Tutorial
Embroidery Stitches

Basket Weave Embroidery Stitch + Basket Embroidery Tutorial

The basket weave embroidery stitch is such a fun stitch to use for filling in areas or embroidering baskets (hence the name). It may look a bit complicated, but it’s actually super easy to learn. This tutorial will show you how to do it and also show you a couple of ideas for how you…

How To Embroider A Stem Stitch
Embroidery Stitches

How To Embroider A Stem Stitch

The stem stitch is a decorative outline stitch in embroidery that forms a rope like line. It’s a great beginner friendly embroidery stitch to learn, and it’s really nice to use for embroidering letters or borders. Here’s a step by step guide on how to embroider a stem stitch. If you find this tutorial helpful,…

Colonial Knot Embroidery Stitch Tutorial
Embroidery Stitches

Colonial Knot Embroidery Stitch Tutorial

The colonial knot is an embroidery stitch that is very similar in appearance to a french knot, but I personally think they look a bit smaller and neater! They take a bit of practice, but are super fun once you get the hang of it. If you enjoy this tutorial, check out how to make…

How To Embroider A Chain Stitch
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How To Embroider A Chain Stitch

This step by step tutorial will show you how to embroider a chain stitch, a basic and fundamental embroidery stitch that everyone should learn. It looks a lot more complicated than it actually is and is relatively simple and easy to do, which makes it perfect for beginner! For this example, I am using perle…

How To Do A Brick Stitch – Embroidery Tutorial
Embroidery Stitches

How To Do A Brick Stitch – Embroidery Tutorial

The brick stitch is a series of staggered back stitches that makes a pattern that, you guessed it, looks like bricks! It’s actually quite simple to learn how to do a brick stitch. It’s a great way to add some texture to your embroidery and it can be used to neatly fill shapes in. How…