Whether you’re learning the blanket stitch to embroider, applique, or sew the edge of a blanket you’re in the right place. My blanket stitch video has been viewed over 350,000 times and helped so many people learn the technique. Just watch this quick, two minute video, and you’ll be ready to finish your blanket stitch project today.
What is a Blanket Stitch?
It adds a nice, decorative border and is great for hiding the raw edge of your fabric. See my post on how to appliqué by hand, if you are curious about that. It’s also a wonderful stitch for adding an edge to a blanket, hence the name “blanket stitch.”
Supplies Needed for Embroidery Blanket Stitch
- embroidery hoop
- embroidery floss
- embroidery needle
How to Blanket Stitch
- Bring needle up at 1.
- Bring needle down at 2 and up at 3, keeping needle over your thread.
- Pull to create an “L” shape.
Watch This Blanket Stitch Tutorial
Learn how to blanket stitch by watching my video below or over on my YouTube channel. It’s pretty easy to do, but it’s definitely easier to learn with a video tutorial. On an appliqué, the stitches that go along the line would not be going through the fabric you are applying. The stitches at the top are what hold the fabric on.
If you are using an ad blocker, you may need to disable it to see the video.
More Embroidery Stitches
Get the free blanket stitch embroidery pattern!
To download this free pattern, enter your information in the form below or click here to subscribe to my newsletter. It’s free, and I’ll keep your email address safe. You can also unsubscribe at any time.
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.
You’ll Also Like: