Free embroidery stitch guide, printable PDF
Example of blanket stitch in Jiggery Pokery embroidery stitch guide
Illustration for blanket stitch from Jiggery Pokery embroidery stitch guide
Example of feather stitch in Jiggery Pokery embroidery stitch guide
Illustration of feather stitch from Jiggery Pokery embroidery stitch guide
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Embroidery stitch guide printable

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My embroidery stitch guide is a printable PDF which will help you to learn a new craft. The guide shows you how to do 10 basic embroidery stitches with illustrations and step-by-step instructions. Even if you've never picked up a needle before, the guide will give you confidence to try embroidery for the first time.  

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The embroidery stitch guide includes a discount code you can use on any Jiggery Pokery embroidery kit or pattern

Printable embroidery stitch guide

The guide has instructions for beginners on how to do 10 super-useful and popular embroidery stitches, also covered in my online stitch video tutorials:

  • Seed stitch
  • Straight stitch
  • Back stitch
  • French knots
  • Blanket stitch
  • Chain stitch
  • Satin stitch
  • Lazy daisy stitch
  • Stem stitch
  • Fly stitch
  • Feather stitch
  • Plus a bonus on how to stitch a star 

Also check out my embroidery tips for beginners such as using an embroidery hoop, preparing your needle and thread, finishing off ends, mounting and framing your embroidery.

New embroidery stitches

I have updated the embroidery stitch tutorials to add embroidery stitches used in new embroidery kits released in 2022:

  • Basket weave stitch
  • Colonial knots (an easy alternative to French knots)
  • Couching stitch and trellis stitch
  • Double feather stitch and maidenhair stitch
  • Fern stitch
  • Lazy French knots
  • Open lazy daisy stitch
  • Pekinese stitch
  • Whipped back stitch

Embroidery stitch sampler kit

Why not have a go at my embroidery stitch sampler kit?  It uses all the stitches covered in the embroidery stitch guide, so it's a great opportunity to learn embroidery while creating a lovely piece of wall art you can be proud of.