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How to Sew the Chain Stitch

How to Sew the Chain Stitch
How to Sew the Chain Stitch
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The chain stitch is another good basic embroidery stitch that can really add some oomph to your sewing project. This How to Sew the Chain Stitch video tutorial breaks down how easy it is for you to accomplish using this stitch in your embroidery pattern. It is a very simple and repetitive, so you will be able to easily master this sewing stitch in no time. Plus, the craft video breaks down verbally and visually how you can complete making the chain stitch so you will understand exactly what you have to do! 

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueSewing

Beginner

Project TypeLearn a Technique

Materials List

  • Sewing needle
  • Sewing thread

How to Sew the Chain Stitch

Chain Stitch Embroidery Tutorial

  1. Bring your needle up at the beginning of your line. 

  2. But your needle back down about a thread or two away from where you came up.

  3. Don't pull your thread all the way through to keep a loop. 

  4. Pull your needle back up on your line and pull snug but not tight. 

  5. Bring the needle back down a thread or two away from where you came up.

  6. Repeat.

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I sure wish they had these videos when I was learning how to embroider because I could not figure them out by just the instruction and pictures. Mine never looked like a chain it was all over the place and I pulled the stitch to tight. Carolina Moore does a great job explaining how it is done and you can see her hands to see what she is doing. She speaks very clear. These are some great videos.Anyone learning needs to watch all of these. I have projects that I have not finished and will be picking them up again. Anyone else find this helpful? Thanks.

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