Threaded Herringbone Stitch is a pretty easy stitch like the tacked herringbone stitch. If you know how to work the herringbone stitch, then it is just a breeze to make this stitch.
What you will need?
- Any fabric.
- Embroidery hoop, 15cm (6″) (Bigger if you are working on a larger design)
- Tapestry needle
- Embroidery thread
How many strands of floss do you need for making the threaded herringbone 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.
Step by Step Pictorial Process of making the threaded herringbone stitch
1. First, you will have to work the herringbone stitch. Once you have worked the basic herringbone stitch, start by bringing the contrast color thread at point A from beneath the fabric. Pull the thread up. Pass the needle from under the stitch as shown below.
2. Then, at the intersection, let the thread stay over it and pass from under the straight stitch as shown above
3. Work in a similar fashion till the end of the design and finally insert the needle at the ending point. Pull the thread down and secure with a knot.
Tips for working the threaded herringbone stitch
- It is difficult to hide lines with this stitch. I have drawn lines for easier understanding. As you master this stitch, avoid marking the lines.
- You can also use vanishing ink especially used for this purpose if you can get it.
What is this stitch used for?
- It can be used for filling the flowers or any patterns.
- This stitch can be used as a beautiful border design.
- Maidenhair stitch
- Wheatear Stitch
- Fern Stitch
- Cast On Stitch
- Basque Stitch
- Long and Short Stitch
- Trellis Stitch
- Blanket stitch
- satin stitch
- back stitch
- stem stitch
Check out the video tutorial below
So until next time,
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