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FAQs

What is a tint?
Tint is a gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
How do you embroider with the Long Split stitch?
This stitch is similar to the straight stitch.
Come up at A. Go down at B. Pull flat. Split the end of the stitch with the needle and come up at C. Go down at D. Repeat C-D.
What is opaque color?
Opaque is color that covers the surface sufficiently so that you cannot see through it.
How do you embroider with the running stitch?
The running stitch is good for outlining.
Come up at A; go down at B. Come up at C, go down at D. Refer to Design Chart for length of stitches and amount of space between stitches.
What is translucent color?
Translucent color is semi-transparent. It has been thinned with medium or water, but is milky, frosted or foggy and can only be seen through partially.
How do you embroider with the satin stitch?
Satin stitches should be close enough to cover fabric without overlapping.
Refer to the Design Chart for size of area to be worked in satin stitches. Begin at one side of satin stitched area. Come up at A; go down at B. Fill in area.
How do you embroider with the straight stitch?
Straight stitches are stitched the same as the length of the line segment on the Design Chart.
Come up at A; go down at B. Pull flat. Repeat A – B for each stitch. Straight stitches can be worked in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal direction.
How do you stitch a half cross stitch?
The half cross stitch is simply the first part of a cross stitch without cross back over to form the “X”.
Come up at A, go down at B. Pull flat. Come up at C and down at D, etc. Work each stitch in the direction shown on Design Chart.
How do you stitch a satin stitch?
Satin stitches should be close enough to cover fabric without overlapping. Refer to the Design Chart for size of area to be worked in satin stitches.
Begin at one side of satin stitched area. Come up at A; go down at B. Fill in area.
How do you stitch quarter and three quarter cross stitches?
These kinds of stitches are simply portions of a cross stitch.
A quarter cross-stitch is one of the extensions from the center of a cross-stitch. These stitches can be worked from any corner in toward the center as shown in examples 1 - 5. A three quarter cross-stitch is a combination of a quarter stitch and half cross-stitch.
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