Stitchdoodles Hand Embroidery Video Library
StitchDoodles videos can be a helpful resource for learning hand embroidery techniques as they provide visual demonstrations that are often easier to understand than written instructions. If you have any questions or need guidance, the provided videos can be a valuable tool to assist you in grasping the concepts and techniques involved in hand embroidery.
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The RSN Stitch Bank
The Royal School of Needlework has created the RSN Stitch Bank to mark its 150th anniversary and continits founding mission to preserve the art of hand embroidery.
The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is compiling the world's largest repository of stitches, RSN Stitch Bank, and aims to digitally conserve and preserve every stitch around the globe. There are currently 250 stitches, with more being added all the time. Every year, stitches are lost as they fall out of use or through general wear and the age of the object. Textiles also continue to be threatened by
changes in manufacturing processes and more aggressive issues of war, neglect and destruction.
Created by the Royal School of Needlework
Chain stitch is a basic embroidery technique that involves creating a series of interlocking loops to form a chain-like pattern. It is commonly used in decorative stitching, outlining shapes, or creating outlines in hand embroidery and sewing projects. The chain stitch is versatile and can be easily done by hand or with a sewing machine.
Back stitch is a hand sewing stitch commonly used in embroidery and garment construction. It involves creating small, even stitches, with each stitch overlapping the previous one, resulting in a strong and secure seam. The backstitch is often used for creating outlines or decorative stitching, as it provides good control and durability.
Brick stitch is a traditional bead weaving technique where beads are arranged in a brick-like pattern. It involves threading beads onto a needle and weaving them together to create rows of beads that resemble bricks. This technique is commonly used in jewelry making and can create intricate and textured designs.
The woven wheel is a traditional textile technique where yarns or fibers are interlaced in a circular pattern to create a wheel-like design. It is commonly used in weaving and can be seen in various forms such as tapestries, rugs, and baskets. The intricate and symmetrical nature of this technique adds a unique aesthetic to the finished product, showcasing the artisan's skill and creativity.
The diamond stitch is a decorative embroidery stitch that creates a series of diamond shapes. It is often used in traditional hand embroidery techniques to add texture and interest to fabric. By forming diagonal lines and crossing them with horizontal and vertical stitches, the diamond stitch creates a visually appealing pattern that can be used on a variety of projects, such as clothing, accessories, or home decor items.
Flying cross stitch
Flying cross stitch is a technique in which intricate designs are created by stitching multiple threads onto a fabric. It involves creating patterns that resemble flying objects, such as birds or planes, through careful placement and arrangement of stitches. This technique allows for the creation of unique and whimsical cross stitch projects that add a touch of whimsy and movement to traditional designs.