herringbone ladder – embroidery stitch tutorial

herringbone ladder - embroidery stitch tutorial

herringbone ladder

The herringbone ladder is a great embroidery stitch for embellishing borders like the hem of a skirt or t-shirt. If you have a double seam made by a sewing machine you can even use these established lines and stitch the loops around them. This saves you the extra step of making the parallel lines back stitch.

Category: line stitch family, back stitch group

Use: borders, filling stitch

Translations: Hexenleiter(-stich) (DE); point de piqûre croisé (FR); punto escapulario en escaleta (ES); Barra Entrelaçada (PRT)


herringbone ladder tutorial

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Comments

  1. Love the. Herringbone stitch. Want to try it right away. Thanks.

  2. Csarni Noémi: June 23, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    Nagyon jó és kreatív motívumok

  3. […] I had been thinking how I’d love to do some embroidery but never seem to have the time. So to clear my mind, I browsed through pictures of embroidery, of crochet, and of embroidery combined with crochet and there it was…a new stitch I hadn’t tried, called the herringbone ladder stitch. […]

  4. Great patterns. Your skill and images have inspired my creative energy.
    Nana and granddaughter will get busy on her next visit.
    Thank you

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