Image showing a ring of split stitch.

How to stitch: Split stitch

I think split stitch looks like a mini chain stitch. So I thought it would be a good one to follow on from the chain stitch tutorial. Below you can see split stitch on the left, chain stitch (using the…

A line of chain stitch.

How to stitch: Chain stitch

Looking back over some of my first embroideries as a young child, it looks like chain stitch was one of the first stitches I ever learnt. Perhaps that’s why it’s still one of my favourites to stitch! I think chain…

An example of trellis stitch using blue threads.

How to stitch: Trellis stitch

Next up in my series of stitch tutorials is trellis stitch. This is a great stitch for filling larger areas quickly. It’s also got massive creative potential! At it’s core, trellis stitch is a lattice like grid. In fact, you…

Photo showing a blue embroidered sphere.

How to stitch: Seeding stitch

I think seeding stitch can be a bit overlooked. I certainly didn’t pay it much attention for quite a while. But actually, it’s a pretty useful filling stitch. Especially when you want to fill an area quickly. In its simplest…

Photo showing a line of stem stitch being worked.

How to stitch: Stem stitch

This is the first in a series of stitch tutorial posts I’ll be creating. As well as walking you through how to create each stitch, I’ll include tips that I’ve learnt along the way for easy and beautiful stitching. My…