Satin stitch instructions


Satin stitch is most used for filling shapes and creating blocks of colour. You can also integrate different colour threads into your satin stitch to make a variegated colour shape.satin stitch step 1-01

Bring the thread up through from the back, at the edge of the shape you are filling

satin stitch step 2-01

Go back through where the blue circle is, going across the width of the design

satin stitch step 3-01

Repeat this stitch each time making sure your at the furthest edge of each side of the design

satin stitch step 4-01

Repeat all the way down the shape filling the whole space, making sure the lines are close enough together.

satin stitch step 5-01

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