Hand Embroidery Stitch Tutorials

  • Embroidery Stitch Tutorial: How to do the Back Stitch

    embroidery hoop with lavender and the word build
    Many stitches build off of the back stitch, so this is a great one to have in your repertoire! At first glace, the back stitch looks very similar to the straight stitch, but it's actually a series of straight stitches being worked in a back and forth motion - which is how it got its name!
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  • Embroidery Stitch Tutorial: How to do the Straight Stitch

    summer daisies embroidery hoop
    This is the most basic embroidery stitch, and possibly the most necessary stitch to learn in the beginning so you can get a feel for bringing the needle in and out through the fabric. Many of the stitches you'll learn build off of the straight stitch.  
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