running stitch

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Embroidering a Picture with Running Stitch

Running stitch is usually used for hand sewing things. It is a great utility stitch to hold pieces of fabric together. It is the stitch that is used for hand quilting. Running stitch is often overlooked as a decorative embroidery stitch, but it ca be a great option.

embroidered flower with running stitch

Stitching a motif with running stitch

Running stitch is often overlooked as a decorative embroidery stitch because it is so utilitarian. But it can add great colour and texture to a piece of embroidery. If you are stitching along in the sampler, the first one we stitch will be with running stitch.

running stitch with title.

Running Stitch

Running stitch is the most basic sewing stitch. If you’ve ever learned to sew by hand, this is most likely what you did. It is used in garment making, crafts and quilting. Because it’s a utility stitch, it is often overlooked as an embroidery stitch. Don’t make that mistake! It is kind of like a …

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