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Do Bucilla Baby kits come with everything I need to complete the project?
Yes, Bucilla Baby kits include cotton embroidery floss, needle and simple to follow instructions and diagrams.
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 size artwork is available in the Paint by Number kits?
The proven most popular size of Paint by Number artwork is 16” x 20” and designs are available in either horizontal or vertical formats.
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 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.
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 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.
Do I need a hoop in order to stitch Bucilla Baby project?
No, a hoop is not required to stitch Bucilla Baby projects, although using a hoop for stamped designs will help to keep the fabric taunt and the stitches uniform.
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.
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