(NØ) invites you to go “back to basics” of handembroidery. Thought for enthusiastic beginners as well as for trained embroiderers who want to perfect their technical skills… Here the first of all stitches : The running stitch, easy-easy !
The running stitch is one of the linear-stitch family. You can use them as they are or add some embroidery on top of them to create more relief or colourful effects. This stitch is used to draw straight or curved lines ! The beauty of this stitch is all in his regularity.
1. Take your needle out in A on the fabric front side.
2. Get down in B and out again in C so you draw a small stitch.
3. Repeat as often as necessary to trace your pretty line !
Et voilà ! You can diversify the length of the stitches as well as the spaces between each stitch. And if you are using Cotton or Silk floss, vary the number of thread you use…
Your turn ! Do not hesitate to ask if you have any question ! (NØ) will try to answer them as precisely as possible !
If you want to step further, (NØ) recommand you to have a look on this article ( TIPS & TRICKS ), where she reveals you some professional secrets…