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Hand Stitches for Embroidery

Woven Star Stitch

This is a fun stitch that can be used with geometric accuracy or with the unbalanced stars that I've used in this christmas ornament.

Woven Star Stitch

For the instructions, I used a more geometric star that I found on the internet.

The Chain Stitch is used to hold this ornament together.

Woven Star Stitch

Come up from the back at point 5 to start, stitch down at point 2 and back up at point 1.

Woven Star Stitch

Stitch down at point 3, and back up at point 4.

Woven Star Stitch

Weave under the thread between point 5 & 2, then stitch down through point 1, and back up at point 5.

Woven Star Stitch

Weave under the thread between point 5 & 2, then stitch down through point 1, and back up at point 5.

Woven Star Stitch

Weave under the thread between point 1 & 4, then stitch down through point 3, and back up at point 4.

Woven Star Stitch

Weave under the thread between point 5 & 3, then stitch down through point 2, and you are done.

Woven Star Stitch

The finished star stitch

Woven Star Stitch

The finished star stitch from the back.

 

 

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