Embroidery For Beginners, Learn 10 Basic Hand Stitches | Auke & Jildou | Skillshare

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Embroidery For Beginners, Learn 10 Basic Hand Stitches

teacher avatar Auke & Jildou, Designer & Maker Architecture & Interior

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Lessons in This Class

    • 1.



    • 2.

      Preparation + Tools and Materials


    • 3.

      Running Stitch


    • 4.

      Back Stitch


    • 5.

      Stem Stitch


    • 6.

      Split Stitch


    • 7.

      Chain Stitch


    • 8.

      French Knot


    • 9.

      Herringbone stitch


    • 10.

      Whip Stitch


    • 11.

      Blanket Stitch


    • 12.

      Lazy Daisy


    • 13.



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About This Class

In this class I'll walk you through the 10 basic decorative stitches of hand embroidery. Hand stitching is like drawing with every stitch, it's super fun! You really learned something if you can do these basic stitches. 

I will teach you the:
1. Running stitch
2. Back stitch
3. Stem stitch
4. Split stitch
5. Chain stitch
6. Herringbone stitch
7. French knot
8. Whip stitch
9. Blanket stitch
10. Lazy Daisy

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Auke & Jildou

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Level: Beginner

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1. Introduction: Hello, I'm yield on and I'm a fresh in designer based in Netherlands. A few years ago I started my own fresh and friends got people. It means people inspiring people, and I love to inspire you to use your own creatively. When I started suing, I also learned myself stitching because of practice. There's a lot I benefit from this every day. During my suing projects, Ensuing starts with learning the basics of embroidery. So in this class I teach you to basic that great of stitches. And at the end of this class, you should have learned all the skills that you need to know. For your first and Broadway pursuing it is Super Phone to be able to do embroidery stitches , for example, to make beautiful details on the Germans you have made and state saying, It's like wrong with every states and you really learn something if you can do these basic stitches, so let's get started 2. Preparation + Tools and Materials : First, we have to do some preparations before he starts. All you need for this craft. It's a piece of fabric, a hand needle threats. A small scissors ends on embroidery. Hope I find it easy to draw straight lines with a ruler and a pencil. This way, you can work very precisely and guessing your point to follow. How to stress the fabric into on broad re hope. Well, take a piece of fabric and place. It's idly in the embroidery hoop, slowly tightening the screw and at a little bit off tension to it. This just means that the fabric is nice and thought. Move around the hoop and giving it a gentle tuck so you hope is ready for your embroidery. Now take your ruler in pencil on dropped 10 lines with the same distance between them. A few things that you need to know before you start with a new states. It's always start with a fresh needle within, not at the end, and most of the stitches are starting at the back side off the hoop. Now we can start 3. Running Stitch: the running states. We start with the running states. This is an easy hand. Ceiling states that's gonna be used in many projects. Push your needle up from the back off your fabric. Leave a small gap between the first stage in the beginning, off the second you want to do this precise and that every stitch is even for a better and resold. Just give her gentle took just enough to make sure that the stitches are laying flat. The needle is inserted up and down through the fabric, and you are creating a line shape element would breaks. This stage is good for lettering, borders, etch work and line work. You want that the cities are all about the same size. So this was the running stitch. 4. Back Stitch: the backstage vac states is assured and broad restates. The difference between the running states in the States is that there is no get. This is the most common states use for outlining on em broad repentance. I also use the state's a lot for suing, especially for seems that are easier to make by hand now with a suing machine. Okay, so come up with a states length away and pull the needle older, right? True, just like we did with the running states. Now here is where the differences. Now we go back. So you want to put your needle down through the hole that the first states went down through the end of the last it bullet through and at the end, you have a nice straight and smooth line. So this is the bex. It's 5. Stem Stitch: the stem stitch stem stitches, a variation off the back states. As the name implies, this states is mostly used to embroider flower steams. It is important that all stitches are going in the same direction. So come up and just rest your finger by holding a threat away from your work area. Pull a threat back down. You want to hold this loop on the surf, ace just with your finger, and then bring your needle up in between those two stitches. So then, in preparation for the next states, just hold the threat out off your work area. I'm going back down again and just board until you have a nice loop. Come up immediately, next to the end off that. First it so you don't want to leave a get between those stitches, gently pull and you are ready for the next It It's important that you always hold a threat in the same direction in order to create continuity. If you hold it down, you keep repeating this and the same for when you are holding your threat up this way, you create a twister's rope appearance. Now you have created stem stitch 6. Split Stitch: the split states, split states and stamp states are pretty much the same stitches. They're almost identical to work and can be used in the same way with stem states, we are creating a twisted rope while the split states is more like a mini eating. We're gonna come up into February and I want to come down like we have done in the previous stitches, and you are trying to come up exactly through the fret. So what you are doing with your needle is splitting the strip to make it easier. You can also use another needle for your fret and just go back down again. And the nice thing about this state is that you don't really see the actual states use at the end. 7. Chain Stitch: the chain stitch. The change states is one of my favorite stitches and the most important stitches in embroidery. It is a loop state that can be worked along a curved or straight line, very useful for outlines and letters. The difference between the chain and the spread states is that it does not involve splitting this threat. Instead, the whole Fred is wrapped around the base off the next itch. So bring the needle up through the fabric at your starting points. Insert needle again at the starting points, and now you create a loop. Bring the needle up again through the fabric, the same distance you did with the other stitches place of working Fred behind a needle and pull the needle fruit loop. We paid this process. You're finished. The states with enormous straight states at the end to secure it in place 8. French Knot: friends, not friends. Not is one of the several, not stitches used in embroidery. The states has a reputation of being one off the most difficult, but actually quite simple. Once you get the hang off it with this states, you are going to make a row off dots. Make sure the Fred is angered, and then you come up. The look can rest on the table, so you want to gently take the Fred that you have, and you want to wrap the threat twice around the needle, so you have to later loops. It's important that you are holding the tension on the threat and position your needle so it's going back down in the hole where you came up. It will anger them into a nice friends nut. You can also add additional troops if you want the not to be bigger. But traditional friends now is just two loops around the needle 9. Herringbone stitch: the herringbone stitch herring. Most it's creates a decorated border or etching. It gives the stitching zahn the mention. So bring the new toe up toward the fabric and make a state's day. I got 90. Bring the needle up again to the left off the insurgent hole, and then worker states diagnosed Lee to write. Come back up to the left off this and repeat this several times. This way you create the herringbone stitch. 10. Whip Stitch: the Web stage Rib stitch looks like a Siris of short lines, pushing NATO up from the back and then from a vertical line off threats. Pressure NATO backed down from front side of your fabric and gently pulled tight and push you need up from the back off your fabric again. Here is ready. We'll start to see a pattern emerging, so the next step is to create another line of threat parallel to the 1st 1 So push the needle back down, so per firm the state's faster. Or if you cannot read the backside of the fabric and then this time you to your needle so you can put it right back out. It sends out looking the same, but this way, you don't need access to the back off your fabric. Well, if you flip your fabric over, you will notice that the lines off the back are diagonal 11. Blanket Stitch: the blanket stitch. The blanket states is a basic, popular and broadly states that can be used along the edge of fabric hem. As a surface, Embry states a decorated frame or border or two states. Elements in place often embroidery project, so bring up the needle from the lower left edge an insurgent Nero through the fabric at the point off the location. At the first itch, bring the tip of the needle through the fabric a short distance below the entry points and make a vertical stitch. Pull the needle true to make ice shaped half loop with the embroidery thread, continue working the states it's facing them. Assure distance apart at regular intervals to change the look of the states. You can, for example, create a pedant off dollar on shorter stitches or group. Several states just close together to end. Go back down to the right off the last stitch. Well, this was the blanket stitch 12. Lazy Daisy: the lazy daisy. Bring up your needle from the back through the February Now I broke the needle down next away. You just came up. Do not pull those friend all the way through the back. But if plenty off tread to make the loop off the daisy petal, bring the needle hope at the desired length that you want your daisy petal to be. Make sure your nearest coming up inside a loop. Now poke your needle down on the outside of your loop and make your state's very close to where it came up. And to continue working in a lace daisy inner circle who give you a very pretty flower shape, so make this flower shape with the lazy Daisy stitch. 13. Classproject: well done. You've learned the 10 basic states years off embroidery. You can make many different figures with those stitches. So use your creativity and make a beautiful and unique Peaden With those stitches you just learned, I I am very curious. And I hope you have learned a lot from this class and that I see beautiful and free Schultz . Well, I really hope to see you next time.