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Straight Stitch Tutorial

Straight Stitch is a very easy stitch where the needle is simply brought up at point A and taken down through point B.... varying the position of A and B, plus adding more straight stitches can create a number of effects that can be used for filling areas, and adding detail or texture.

 

Below are some examples..... (which are by no means exhaustive!)

A great example of straight stitch being used is in the prickles of this sweet hedgehog....

1 crosshatch crosshatch 2 simple shapes different effects of straight stitch star shapes straight_stitch_example

Create a cross hatch effect to fill in areas, and create shading.....