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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Printable embroidery stitch guide

The guide has instructions for beginners on how to do 10 super-useful and popular embroidery stitches:

  • 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 

There are also online embroidery stitch tutorials with videos showing you how to do each stitch. Plus 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 updated the stitch guide in January 2023 to add new embroidery stitches used in new embroidery kits released in 2022

If you have previously downloaded the guide, updated versions are sent to you automatically by email. Otherwise, look out for update news in my monthly newsletters.

Embroidery stitch sampler kit

Why not have a go at my new 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.


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