Embroidery stitch guide printable
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.