Since a few weeks, (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 number 4 : The wheat stitch, graceful and poetic !

Take your thread and needle, (NØ) shows you how to do it !

The wheat stitch is one of the numerous detached-stitches family. They can be used alone, to draw some eyes for example, or be used as filling-stitches. You can create more or less full spaces and shadows-effects.

Wheat Stitch

Point de Blé Dessin Technique

1. Take the needle out in A, on the right side of the fabric.

2. Get down in B.

3. Repeat ! And YEAH, it’s that easy !!

Point de Blé, étape 1
Point de Blé, étape 2
Point de Blé, étape 3

Tadaaaa !! Feel free to let more or less space between each stitch to create shadows on your pattern. And if you are using Cotton or Silk floss, vary the number of thread you use…

Point de Blé, effet d'ombre
Point de Blé, détail

Your turn ! Do not hesitate to ask if you have any question ! (NØ) will try to answer them as precisely as possible !

For the one of you being curious enough, (NØ) recommands you to have a look on this article ( TIPS & TRICKS ), where she reveals you some of her professional secrets…

See you soon !!

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