In this video tutorial I show you how to embroider a stem stitch.
The Stem stitch makes a rope-like line. How heavy the rope depends upon the thread you use. Stem stitch can be very delicate and can be used on the most delicate embroidery pieces. Or it can be bold. This stitch is very useful if you need to embroider curves, waves or little circles. As the name of the stitch suggests, it’s widely used to embroider leaves and stems of the plants. Also, stem stitch can be used to fill an area, by working rows of stem stitch close together. I like to use a stem stitch as an outline for satin stitch too.
Watch this video tutorial and learn the stitch.
If you would like to learn more about essential hand embroidery stitches, read my blog post “The top 10 hand embroidery stitches you should learn” and find out about all the stitches you should learn. In my blog you will find video tutorials for all 10 stitches!