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Chain Stitch Embroidery Technique

Updated January 31, 2018
Chain Stitch Embroidery Technique
Chain Stitch Embroidery Technique
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Check out this other embroidery technique that you are going to love. This Chain Stitch Embroidery Technique is a super gorgeous sewing stitch that can add a lot to your DIY quilt. This specific embroidery stitch is a really great basic stitch for you to master and incorporate into your projects. The chain stitch is a really repetitive stitch to complete; so, once you have it down, you will breeze through your embroidery pattern. Plus, you can use this stitch for so much more than just embroidering onto your homemade quilts! 

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Materials List

  • Sewing needle
  • Thread

How to Sew the Chain Stitch

Chain Stitch Embroidery Instructions

  1. Bring your needle up at the beginning of your line.

  2. But your needle back down about a thread or two away from where you came up.

  3. Don't pull your thread all the way through to keep a loop.

  4. Pull your needle back up on your line and pull snug but not tight.

  5. Bring the needle back down a thread or two away from where you came up.

  6. Repeat.

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