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Hand stitches

sewingsurvivor | Posted in General Sewing Info on

Hi there,  I have been looking for a site that would show me various hand stitches. The current pattern that I have calls for a “ladder stitch” to close the seams after I have stuffed the pillow. 

Can you help me…..




  1. mem | | #1

    I think that they are meaning the that you weave the needle in and out of the fold on either side of the seam line

  2. lovemycottons | | #2

    This is the first time I am trying to paste an online address so I hope it works.


    The stitch is very easy and when done invisible

    1. sewingsurvivor | | #4

      Many thanks,  I tried the stitch and it is so easy and produces great results. 

      Thanks again....


  3. diday | | #3

    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service has an online 8-page PDF publication "Hand Stitches" illustrating many hand stitches, and also recommends the Reader's Digest "Complete Guide to Sewing" and "Complete Guide to Needlework." The link for the article is


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