Outline stitches for hand embroidery are stitches that indicate the shape of an object or design.
Outline stitches can be fundamental and straightforward, like a backstitch. But also, there are some rather bold and exciting stitches like Pekinese stitch that you can choose for outlines. You can use many of the stitches in this list both for outlines and for borders. For this reason, some of the stitches are mentioned in both lists.
Might be interesting to read:
- Best embroidery stitches for outlines
- What is the difference between Outline stitch and Stem stitch?
- What is the difference between Split stitch and Split Backstitch?
- Backstitch and its variations
There are many choices of hand embroidery stitches for the outlines. And witch stitch is the best for your design – only you decide!
The list of video tutorials of the outline stitches for hand embroidery in the alphabetic order:
The list of the stitches is growing
Keep in mind that this is not a finished list of embroidery stitches.
I film and add new video tutorials to my YouTube channel and Blog every week. So, also the lists of the stitches are updated weekly.
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