What you will need?
- Any fabric.
- Embroidery hoop, 15cm (6″) (Bigger if you are working on a larger design) ( You can purchase a set of 6 hoops from Amazon for your basic needs.)
- Tapestry needle
- Embroidery thread (You can buy this pack of 36 shades of the DMC embroidery floss.)
How many strands of floss do you need for making the Eyelet Wheel Stitch?
You can use all 6 strands of the floss. But if you are working on a finer design, then start with 2 strands of floss and increase the number of strands according to your design. I have used all 6 strands for making this stitch.
Step by Step Pictorial Process of making the Eyelet Wheel Stitch
1. Bring the thread up at point A. Insert the needle at point B. Without taking the needle down, insert at point C. Bring the thread up. You will notice that a straight stitch would have formed.
2. Again, insert from point D to Point E. Note that point D is also point A from where we began this stitch.
3. Take the needle again from point D to point E like a back stitch.
4. Insert the needle from point F to point G. Point F is also point C which is the center of the stitch. Continue working in a similar fashion for the rest of the stitch.
Tips for working the Eyelet Wheel Stitch
- Knowing the straight stitch will help to work this stitch easily.
- You can also take down the stitch before bringing up the thread at next point.
- This can also be made in a series of running stitch.
What is this stitch used for?
- This stitch can be used for mending torn clothes
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- Maidenhair stitch
- Wheatear Stitch
- Fern Stitch
- Cast On Stitch
- Basque Stitch
- Long and Short Stitch
- Trellis Stitch
- Closed Feather Stitch
- satin stitch
- back stitch
Check out the video tutorial below
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