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fly stitch - 7 days of stitches

It's already day 5 - time is flying by.... which leads me to the next stitch: the FLY STITCH. This embroidery stitch can be used as a detached stitch for scales, flying birds in the distance and other things with a half circle/oval shape. The connected version is great for twigs or flower stems with tiny leaves. I like to use it for branches of fir in Christmas embroideries.

How to embroider the fly stitch

fly stitch - 7 days of stitches

1// Imagine a triangle pointing downwards. Stick the needle in at the upper right corner, then pull it out at the bottom point. Make sure the thread is under the needle tip before you pull the needle through.

  fly stitch - 7 days of stitches

2// Fixate the loop by sticking......

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