2 Common Hand-Embroidery Stitches
Blanket stitchCrossed blanket stitchPyramid blanket stitchCorner blanket stitchIndented blanket stitchSawtooth blanket stitchBackstitchClosed blanket stitchKnotted blanket stitchSerpentine blanket stitch
Common Hand-Embroidery Stitches
Heres a visual guide to some of the most common hand-embroiderystitches found in quilts and other sewing projects. Pattern instructionsusually tell you what type of thread to use, but if youre venturing out onyour own, use embroidery
oss or pearl cotton with a wide-eye embroi-dery needle. Embroidery
oss is usually split, with only two or threestrands used at a time. Use more strands for a heavier look. Pearl cottoncomes in di
erent weights 3, 5, 8, and 12 with the lowest numberindicating the heaviest thread.