Craft with Racaire – Project 2 – fast and easy pouch tutorial – Step 3.5 – Chain Stitch & how to start a new thread

Craft with Racaire – Project 2 – fast and easy pouch tutorial – Step 2.3 – Chain Stitch and how to use it for hand sewingWe are already very close to finish the hand sewing of the fast and easy pouch. It took several steps and detailed photo tutorials but I have great news for you: there are just two small steps concerning the hand sewing part left. 😀

The last posting was about the practical application of chain stitch as a decorative hand sewing for the top of this pouch project. But well, no sewing or embroidery thread is endless therefore:

Todays motto is:
“Chain Stitch & how to start a new thread”

Todays detailed photo tutorial is especially devoted to the readers of my blog who are new to hand sewing or hand embroidery (and the chain stitch). The following tutorial will show you how I finish the “old” thread and start the “new” thread. Furthermore it also explains what I do with the “ends” of this “old” and “new” threads and how I hide them . 🙂

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Craft with Racaire – Project 2 – fast and easy pouch tutorial – Step 3.4 – Chain Stitch & how to use it for decorative hand sewing

Craft with Racaire – Project 2 – fast and easy pouch tutorial – Step 2.3 – Chain Stitch and how to use it for hand sewingYesterday I showed you pictures of my finished 12th century embroidery “Saint Michael and the Dragon” and today I have again new pictures for you. Todays photo tutorial brings us one step closer to finishing another project – the fast and easy pouch. 😀

As you might remember, my last posting for the fast and easy pouch tutorial was about the technique details and the possibilities of the very basic hand embroidery technique “Chain Stitch“. The posting about the “Chain Stitch” was a detailed preparation for todays next step – the actual application of this stitch to the fast and easy pouch.

Yes, today I am going to show you how I used this basic embroidery technique – Chain Stitch – for the decorative hand sewing for my fast and easy pouch.

Todays motto is:
“Chain Stitch & how to use it for decorative hand sewing”

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Craft with Racaire – Project 2 – fast and easy pouch tutorial – Step 3.3 – Chain Stitch and how to use it for hand sewing

Craft with Racaire – Project 2 – fast and easy pouch tutorial – Step 2.3 – Chain Stitch and how to use it for hand sewing

Maybe you remember my recent postings about some very basic but also very important techniques for embroidery & hand sewing. Basic techniques which we needed till now to successfully work at our current “Craft with Racaire” project – the fast and easy pouch tutorial.

You can find my detailed postings about the embroidery techniques here: Running Stitch & Stem Stitch. In this postings you can also find detailed information concerning the hand sewing techniques: Running Stitch and Back Stitch and their practical application.

This techniques were already a good start but I decided to take you one step further. Today I want to show you how you can easily embellish your pouch during your sewing process. Therefore we need a new technique for the next step, for the step “hand sewing the top of the pouch”:

Todays motto is:
“Chain Stitch & how to use it for hand sewing”

Btw., as you already might have noticed, I started to build up a detailed embroidery technique & stitch library. This new embroidery technique & stitch library is accessible from the header menu...

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