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Back Stitch

Simple embroidery stitches – Back Stitch

When you make your first attempt at embroidery, begin with a simple embroidery stitches –  back stitch. A basic back stitch is most often used as a straight outline stitch. this stitch also forms the base line for other decorative stitches. This stitch also gives a better idea about the colours to be used in the design.

Some of the back stitches are narrow; while others are broad according to the shape of the design. It is necessary to keep the line of the back stitch straight and uniform. If the stitches overlap one another, the design becomes stiff and the shape gets spoiled. Continue reading Simple embroidery stitches – Back Stitch