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Hand Stitches for Embroidery

whip Stitch

Whip Stitch is an easy way to stitch down applique shapes that do not fray. I've used it for both felt and craft foam.

Craft Foam Christmas Tree Ornament

I enjoy making Christmas Tree Ornaments out of Craft Foam using Whip Stitch to hold them together.

Whip Stitch

Come up from the back at the start of your line. In this case I've started at the top centre of the heart.

Whip Stitch

Stitch down carefully. Come back up over from the first stitch. I separate the two motions because I want to be in control of the stitch the placement.

Repeat until your stitch line is finished.

The stitch works the same if you are finishing an edge.

 

 

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