Seeding stitch instructions

Seeding stitch is a great decorative stitch for hand embroidery and is a fun filler stitch too!

Here’s how to do it:blog seeding stitches step 1-01

Bring the needle up through the fabric

blog seeding stitches step 2-01

Then push it back through to make a small stitch

blog seeding stitches step 3-01

Then bring it up through again just above the stitch you just did and make another stitch the same length by then going through the yellow circle. This finishes the seeding effect which you can then repeat randomly across the fabric.

blog seeding stitches step 4-01

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