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FAQs

How do you embroider with the chain stitch?
The chain stitch is great for flower stems or outlining.
Come up at A; hold loop on surface of fabric. Go down in same hole at A. Come up at B, inside loop. Pull loop even around B. Repeat A-B, going down inside completed loop. Go down at C over last loop to secure.
How should I store my needlework?
It is best to wrap them in white tissue paper, place them in a box, and store them in a dry place. Do not store them in plastic.
How do you embroider with the couching stitch?
Lay Straight Stitch base.
Come up at A; go down at B. Couch: Come up at C, go down at D. Continue to secure base at even intervals.
In what order should I do the embroidery and cutting on my Bucilla project?
Do all of the embroidery before cutting out the individual pieces.
How do you embroider with the long short stitch?
This stitch is also known as the Interlocked Satin Stitch?
Place first row of stitches. Come up at A. Go down at B. Come up at C, between previous row of stitches, as shown. Work alternating rows of long and short stitches. Repeat A-B-C sequence for each row to fill in area.
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.
Lost pattern for a Bucilla kit that has been discontinued for more than a year.
We have received your request for instructions for your needlecraft project.
The kit you are inquiring about has been discontinued for more than one year. We are only able to service kits that are active or have been discontinued for less than a year, and therefore we are unable to provide you with these instructions.
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.
Where can I find a DMC conversion chart for my Bucilla stitchery kit?
You can download our Bucilla to DMC conversion chart as a PDF to make sure you're using the appropriate floss for your kit.
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.
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