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How to do a Straight Stitch

I feel a little silly telling you how to do a straight stitch.  It’s probably the most simple stitch of them all.  It’s great for all kinds of things though, and you should definitely know what it is.

How to do a Straight Stitch

A straight stitch is just what it sounds like.  You bring the needle up through the back at one point and bring it down at a second point.  That will give you a straight line.  Usually this stitch is smaller, but I made it longer for this demonstration.  Bring needle up at 1 and down at 2.

How to do a Straight Stitch

If you need more information to show you how to do a straight stitch, I also made a little video.  You can watch it below or head over to my YouTube channel.

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Learn all of these other embroidery stitches by making this stitch guide sampler with me. It’s a great way to practice and a nice reference to have while you are reading other embroidery patterns.

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To watch all of the videos in this series, including some basic embroidery tips, go to my YouTube channel here. I’ll walk you through the entire process and make it super easy for you.

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