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Watch How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment.

Apr 12, 2013

Threads comes to life with Threads Essential Techniques. In this web-only video series, we show you how to execute some of the must-know techniques, methods, and skills seen in our pages.

The blanket stitch is often used on the edge of a project, but it’s a wonderful decorative stitch as well. Threads seamstress Norma Bucko demonstrates how to create one of these basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch.

embroidery blanket stitch

In Threads #186, June/July 2016, author India Hayford explores Yemenite Jewish hand embroidery and shows how to combine simple stitches to create complex designs.

Check out these additional videos on embroidery stitching:

How to Sew a Fly Stitch

How to Sew a Chainstitch

How to Sew a Couching Stitch

How to Sew a Web Stitch

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