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Poinsettia Flower Sampler – Blanket Stitch and Pekinese Stitch!


Welcome to the Poinsettia Flower Sampler Stitch A Long

This beautiful Poinsettia Sampler can be stitched over 15 days as there are 15 posts detailing different stitches. Alternatively you could wizz through and get it done a lot quicker. The flower is created from 16 different stitches!

Look at all these lovely stitches you can stitch…

Would you like to stitch this sampler?

You can find out how to access the FREE Template as well as the Materials needed to complete the sampler in the first post here… Start the Poinsettia Flower Sampler

Day 5 and we are stitching…

Blanket Stitch and Pekinese Stitch

Refer to the petal diagram available with the template which shows the petals numbered.

Start with Petal 3: Blanket Stitch

Blanket stitch and pekinese stitch example

How to do Blanket Stitch…

Blanket Stitch tutorial

Here’s how your petal outline will look when completed…

blanket stitch hand embroidery

Next is Petal 14: Pekinese Stitch –

This stitch is made up of 2 parts, firstly, Back Stitch around the Petal outline…

Pekinese stitch step 1

Next, a separate thread is weaved in and around the back stitch – the detailed breakdown of how to do the stitch is below.

pekinese stitch step 2

How to do Pekinese Stitch…

This is a really nice easy stitch once you get going and gives such a pretty effect.

pekinese hand embroidery stitch tutorial

Your Poinsettia is really taking shape now.

Day 6 will be Fly Stitch… you can head to that post here… Day 6 Stitching

You can tag me on Instagram with #stitchdoodlesembroidery, post some pics in the Happy Stitching FB Group or send me your photos to nicola@stitchdoodles.com and I will include them here with your permission.

Happy Stitching!

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poinsettia sampler

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