The French Knot Embroidery Technique


The French Knot Embroidery Technique

The French Knot Embroidery Technique
The French Knot Embroidery Technique

The French Knot is a super unique sewing stitch that is perfect for multiple embroidery patterns. This French Knot Embroidery Technique is so simple to recreate and perfect for adding a different kind of texture to your DIY quilt. Whether you are creating some gorgeous budding flowers, drops of rain, or snowflakes, this is the embroidery technique that will get the job done beautifully. Plus, this how-to video shows you exactly how simple it is to recreate this pattern in just 5 simple steps!

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Materials List

  • Sewing needle
  • Thread

How to Sew the French Knot

French Knot Embroidery Instructions

  1. Bring your needle up.

  2. Twist the thread around your needle one time. 

  3. Bring the needle back down a thread or two away from where you started. 

  4. Keep your thread tight around your needle so you can keep a tight knot, but don't pull your threat too tight.

  5. Repeat. 

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