Basic Stitches For Embroidery

Basic Embroidery Designs for beginners

Stitches All Embroiders Need To Learn

Embroidery as an art form has continued to grow despite all the odds being stacked against it. Use of machines to create designs and automation in apparel manufacturing threatened the survival of embroidery. 

Class is permanent
The class, elegance, and beauty of patterns and designs ensured this form of art continued to thrive. If you want to develop the skills for embroidery, you must prepare yourself to work very hard. You will need to bring your creativity to the forefront and let your imagination run wild. 

The Basic Steps Before Advancements

Before you set out on the course to become an embroidery artist, you must be aware of the most frequently used stitching types. 

Start small
The running stitch is always the first one that you should learn. It will be extremely beneficial in creating the outlines for your designs. 


Image of a simple border embroidery design


Methods
In general, a running stitch can be completed with the help of sewing techniques as well as stabbing methods. You can learn both and use them as per your preferences. It will also be a good idea to check out related images and gain an understanding of the concept.

Backstitch
Usage of a backstitch can’t be underestimated in creating excellent embroidery designs. Whenever you want to create a line without any gaps, you will have to use the backstitch. So, you should try to become an expert in using backstitches.

Split-stitches
When you want to add additional textures to a straight line, you will have no option except to use split stitches. It is an advanced form of the backstitch but executing it can be complicated for beginners.

Stem-stitch 
Creating floral patterns on a piece of fabric requires the embroidery artist to be well versed in making stem-stitches. This should be the next agenda on your list to become a better artist.

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