Running Stitch Video  Corbet's #1 stitch to know

Embroidery Stitch Video Tutorial: The Running Stitch & Finishing Threads

Love this idea of simple cross stitch tree "decorated" with "ornaments" = bead & charms treasures from your stash....

Love this idea of simple cross stitch tree "decorated" with "ornaments" = bead & charms treasures from your stash. Pattern is in the book "Stitch" by Penny Black

I ❤ embroidery . . . Chevron Stitch Video Tutorial~ The stitch is made up of a zig-zag line, much like the herringbone stitch, only the diagonal stitches don’t cross over each other, and each peak sports a little straight stitch “cap” at its tip. The chevron stitch is quite simple to work.

Chevron Stitch Video Tutorial

Cable Chain Stitch used in hand embroidery. For more information on the cable chain stitch and other hand embroidery stitches, visit Needle 'n Thread: www.

Portuguese Knotted Stem Stitch Tutorial - this site has LOTS of lovely video tutorials for embroidery

Portuguese Knotted Stem Stitch Video Tutorial

A Colonial Knot is a little different that a French Knot.  It doesnt make that little doughnut.  It makes a good tied knot but wrapping the needle in a figure eight.

English Knot, instead of a french knot. Makes a true knot, not a donut shaped knot.from My Sweet Prairie: - - - Saturday Stitches - - -

Mix and Match Embroidered Floral Monograms from the fabulous Mary Corbet

Stitches & Colors & Letters – Oh My! Your Thoughts?

Guilloche stitch - embroider colorful, effective, easy borders!

Stitch Fun: Guilloche Stitch

Tutorial: Guilloche stitch - a very pretty composite stitch for borders in hand embroidery

Overlapping ribbed fly stitch shisha embroidery tutorial:

Stitch Fun! Shisha Stitch – Variation 2

Variation 2 - Original Foundation stitch, Original buttonhole-like stitch passing around foundation stitches, branching into FLY stitch, overlapping each Fly stitch w/one Finished w/ribbed Spider Web Wrapping in turquoise. Step-by-step TUTORIAL