For the longest time I avoided satin stitch at all costs. What was the point? A machine was always going to do a better job than I could - why put myself through the painful process of trying to make perfect stitches when they will never truly be perfect? Did you know that perfectionism is really just a form of procr
I encourage you to use additional resources if you need more instruction than this simple guide. I have found video to be very useful in understanding stitches. Please click on the links below to watch very quick clips of the stitches. You can also find a directory of longer videos here, with more detailed instruction.
Satin Stitch is one of my favourite stitches. I love the smoothness of the finished satin stitched shape. There is something very satisfying about it. It takes a little bit of practice to get a smooth result. But the effort is worth it, so don’t give up. You’ll get there with practice. I always outline
This is the last day of the sampler making. You should be proud that you made time for yourself. Time to hold something creative in your hands. Time for making. Embroidery School has one more week. We have to learn how to prepare our work for framing or how to display in the hoop. And we have to learn things like washing stitched work. There's a bit more to learn. But let's wait no more for the last three stitches! Satin Stitch Satin stitch is used mainly as a fill in stitch. It's provide a…