Hand embroidery does not have to be complicated to look good! The simplest stitch - the straight stitch - makes a pretty nice flower when you follow these easy tips!

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Hand embroidered tree with blossoms by Mary Corbet | The embroidery on the tree consists of three stitches: split stitch, straight stitch (or tiny seed stitches, sometimes doubled), and French knots.

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Learn to stitch! This tutorial will show you how to sew a straight stitch, basting stitch, gathering stitch, zig zag stitch, reverse stitch, how to turn a corner and how to make a buttonhole! PLUS you'll learn how to make your own pillowcase! Super simple and a must for beginner sewers!

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Brossura: 95 pagine Editore: Takahashi (marzo 2012) Autore: Yoshiko Tsukiori Lingua: giapponese Libro peso: 300 grammi 27 progetti di fare bei

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4th Grade Stitchings- Yarn and Burlap - Experimenting with running stitch, cross stitch, straight stitch and satin stitch

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"Straight stitch can be quite effective! By fanning out straight stitches from a center point and making their outer edge a bit jagged, you can create a pretty nice embroidered flower."

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1 Stems-stem stitch, 2 Leaves outlined in split back stitch. Lower bright green leaf- satin stitch over split back stitch edging. Thistle–straight stitches, in a fan pattern until the flower head ‘looked right’. Just the one shade suggested in instructions is too dense. Needs other colour or shade added. Primroses are too ‘green’–colour looked more yellow when chosen. Thistle flowers–straight stitches in fan pattern ‘looked right’. trellis stitch on thistles. See page-larger pics…

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