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Watch How to Sew a Chainstitch

The chainstitch is one of five basic embroidery stitches.

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 print magazine.

Threads seamstress Norma Bucko demonstrates how to create a basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch.

 

chain stitch

The chainstitch can be combined with other embroidery stitches to create decorative designs.

Check out these additional videos on embroidery stitching:

How to Sew a Fly Stitch

How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

How to Sew a Couching Stitch

How to Sew a Web 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.

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  1. Karen1983 January 23rd

    It would be nice if you included instructions for left-handed sewers. Simply stating that we should reverse the given instructions is useless.

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