Take Your Stitching to the Next Level

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Try your hand at decorative stitches!

These decorative stitches can be used to add additional interest to your canvas. Projects can be stitched in all Continental Stitch or Basketweave Stitch, but
you may enjoy using the following stitches to add fun textures and patterns!
Stitches For Backgrounds

Diagonal Scotch Stitch
Stitches For Backgrounds

Diagonal Mosaic Stitch
Stitch For Sky

Skip Tent Stitch
Stitch For Ground

Diagonal Mosaic Stitch
Stitches For Circles

Rhodes Circles
Stitch For Squares

Mosaic Stitch
Stitch For Squares

Scotch Stitch

For more information and ideas, we recommend the following books:

The Original Stitches To Go, Needlepoint.Com’s Intro to Decorative Stitches, and Stitches for Effect (Book 1, Book 2, Book 3).

What's the Stitch?

What's the Stitch? is our new video series! From time to time, we make videos that feature tips and tricks to help
you take your stitching to the next level! View the playlist below or visit our channel here.