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Running stitch

 

 

 

Running stitch

This stitch can be made in thread or ribbon. If the the fabric is stretched in a hoop or frame, you may find it easier to form the stitches stab-stitch-style: take the needle and thread all the way to the back of your work before coming up to form the next stitch.

A useful stitch when forming outlines that are not too prominent on the design.

Stitch diagram is © Metz Press and Di van Niekerk

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