Category: line stitch family
Use: line stitching
Translations: Vorstich (DE); point avant (FR); punto de bastilla/ basta (ES); Ponto Alinhavo (PRT); Förstygn (SE)
UPDATE: Originally I wrote this post in February 2014 as a tutorial series. However, I recently felt that it would be great to vamp this series up and add some new insights of my own, picture examples and a pinterest board to get in the mood to start stitching! So if you are reading this in 2016 and later: Hello! You are reading the better and improved versionLet's start with the first of basic stitches for this week! The RUNNING STITCH probably is the most simple and basic embroidery stitch. Yet you can achieve the most intriguing patterns or minimalistic line stitchings.
Here is how it works:For the running stitch you go over and under the fabric in one line. By increasing or decreasing the space between stitches you can achieve a different look of the......