Stitch Guides

Hand Embroidery is all about stitches and it is so much fun learning different ones. Here are some fabulous places to start if you want to have a go at a variety of stitches…

Stitch the Hexagon Sampler

This is such a fun and colourful way to learn 20 different stitches – the pattern contains a step by step photo guide for each of the 20 stitches – perfect for beginners. There are also some blank spaces for you to fill in at the end with your favourite stitches!

Once you complete this you will feel so much more confident to dive into a fabulous design you’ve wanted to stitch but not been sure how to…

You can find the PDF Pattern, Pre Printed Fabric, or Full Kit in the shop.

Stitch the Stitch Fun Sampler

stitch sampler for hand embroidery

There are 30 fabulous stitches here with the full tutorials on this blog to take you step by step creating each one. You can find out more about this here…

Stitch Fun Sampler

Explore all the free stitch tutorials

There are free stitch tutorials on this blog to help get you started, click on the individual stitches to be taken to the tutorial…

Fly Stitch

Chain Stitch

French Knots

Fishbone Stitch

Lazy Daisies

Brick Stitch

Woven Wheel

Satin Stitch

Long & Short

Cup Stitch

Van Dyke Stitch

Sorbello Stitch

Woven Picot

Knotted Pearl Stitch

Turkey Rug Stitch

Quick guide to long & short stitch

This stitch is a great filler and can take a bit of practice to get it looking beautifully blended. Here’s a quick break down so you understand the basics…

long and short stitch

Want to learn even more stitches?

Take a look at this post for even more stitch fun…

How to teach yourself Hand Embroidery Stitches

Would you like a FREE PDF Guide for 16 stitches?