The top 10 hand embroidery stitches
The essential stitches you need to start hand embroidering
There are hundreds of different hand embroidery stitches. When you are the hand embroidery beginner, it can look intimidating and even discouraging as you don’t have time to learn them all. The good news is that you don’t need to know all the stitches to be able to embroider.
In this course, you will learn 10 essential stitches, that you need to start embroidering. These 10 basic hand embroidery stitches will help you start your hand embroidery journey and will lay great foundations for your further learning. With those stitches, you will be capable to embroider most of the basic patterns and even create your own ones.
This free course includes:
- Downloadable PDF of Sampler Pattern in 2 sizes
- Downloadable PDF of Sampler Pattern with stitch indications
- Material list
- Pattern transfer instructions
- Video lesson and text information on how to start and finish to stitch in hand embroidery
- Video’s and text information about all 10 stitches you will learn
Hi! I'm Tatjana. I'm hand embroidery artist, pattern creator and educator. I've learned hand embroidery from my mother and grandmothers and started embroidering very young. Recently I had the possibility to study hand embroidery at the Fashion Academy Roma and now I feel confident that I have both the experience and a formal education to be able to teach and share my experience with you.
StartStarting and finishing the stitching (9:47)
StartRunning stitch (1:05)
StartBack stitch (0:58)
StartSplit stitch (1:46)
StartStem stitch (1:27)
StartSeed stitch (1:42)
StartSatin stitch (1:14)
StartPadded Satin stitch (2:05)
StartChain stitch (2:09)
StartBlanket stitch (1:40)
StartFrench knots (1:29)