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FAQs

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 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 the difference between embroidering a buttonhole and blanket stitch?
Nothing, they are the same stitch used for different purposes. The buttonhole stitch IS the blanket stitch worked as closely together as possible on either side of the slit made in fabric where the button hole will be.
The blanket stitch usually has space between each stitch and is used as a decorative stitch for attaching quilting appliqués.
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.
Do you have any tips for determining the different colors of floss that come in the Bucilla kits?
The best way is to lay all of the strands out from light to dark. The instructional chart included in your kit will tell you how many yards of each color are in the kit so be sure the check the yardage when determining colors.
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.
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 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 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.
How do I create a lazy daisy stitch in embroidery?
These fun stitches are decorative loops.
Bring needle up at A. Make a loose loop with the thread and insert needle back in A and bring point of needle up at B (just inside loop). Pull needle out at B and insert back in at B, over the loop.
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