Saturday, October 2, 2010

Hand Embroidery - Pearl Stitch Tutorial

Pearl Stitch has been always one of my favourite hand embroidery stitch types. I had noticed this stitch when I was a kid on an embroidery, which one of my sister-in- law was working on. I was amazed at the look and feel of the stitch. There was no google when I was growing up :(, so self learning was very difficult. Inspite of trying my hand at this stitch many times, I could never got it right then :). Now as I am all grown up and with the help of google, I have learnt the right way of pearl stitch. A small tutorial for newbies in hand embroidery. Write to me in case if you need more help:

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In this step, make sure the needle is pulled under the working thread

Step 4:
And in this step, the working thread should be below the needle when the needle is pulled