It recently occurred to me that in each of my lessons where I specify to knot it at the end of various hand sewing stitches that some of you may not understand exactly how that is to be done, so I figured it would be best I write a full lesson on it. So here we go….
The Japanese Darning stitch is a stitch in embroidery often used for creating borders or frames for patterns. It is similar to the Running Stitch, yet is best to do on Aida fabric (found in most craft stores, frequently used for cross stitching) due to the sharp right angles.
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The Darning Stitch is used most often in embroidery for making decorative frames or borders. It is similar to the Running Stitch, yet is done in layers. It is easiest to do the stitch on Aida fabric (cross stitching fabric – found in most craft stores). Without further adieu, this is how it’s done….
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The Holbein Stitch is a style in embroidery that can be used for curves and flower stems and various shapes. It is similar to a running stitch, but has a smoother and more solid design, for a more decorative image. It also has a resemblance of machine stitching.