7 days of stitches: straight stitch

straight stitch - 7 days of stitches

Coming to the last days of the 7 days of embroidery stitches with the: Straight stitch. Straight stitches are THE stitch. It’s like a line you draw with a pencil – you can make anything with it. Depending on how you arrange them, how long you make them or how short, the straight stitch can be everything you want it to be.

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How to do the straight stitch

straight stitch - 7 days of stitches

1// Stick the needle where you want your stitch to end.

straight stitch - 7 days of stitches

2// Go up where you want the next stitch to be and repeat step 1. Yup, it’s that easy. I told you so.

straight stitch - 7 days of stitches

Straight stitches don’t have to be used in a geometric pattern like in this tutorial, you can use them chaotically.


Artwork showcasing this embroidery stitch

Nibyniebo – Hand embroidery with polymer clay

polymer clay mixed media embroidery by nibyniebo

Mircat Embroidery – Toco Toucan Embroidery pattern

toucan hand embroidery pattern by mircat embroidery

Pumora – Horizont hoop art

horizont embroidery

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