Stitch Along: My Stitched Rainbow Day 9: Pekinese Stitch

Start at day 0 Pekinese Stitch While I’d seen this stitch before I’d never registered the name in my memory. It’s a cute stitch. I like the double lines it creates.  The instructions I’m following state.  ‘Work Back Stitch in the usual way, then interlace with a thread to tone or thread of a different …

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Stitch Along: My Stitched Rainbow Day 7: Overcast Stitch

Start at day 0 Overcast Stitch Well, this stitch is cool. A great way to add texture to a piece. I’m keen to use this again.   The instructions I’m following state the following.  ‘work small satin stitches closely over the laid threads, following the line of the design. The laid threads are taken through to …

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Stitch Along: My Stitched Rainbow Day 5:Whipped Stitch

Start at day 0 Whipped Back Stitch What a surprise. I love the finish of this stitch, it’s totally worth going back through and whipping that back stitch. It would make a great font stitch.  ‘This stitch is worked from right to left and is generally used in Spanish Blackwork Embroidery for outlining a design. …

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