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Chain stitch and whipped chain-stitch

Chain stitch and whipped chain-stitch


1. Make a foundation row of chain stitches

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2. Wrap each stitch once (or several times) with silk ribbon or thread.


Here is an example of the word Love where I used whipped chain-stitch

and 4mm silk ribbon to form the letters OVE on the lid of a round trinket box

which is shown in my Embroidered Alphabets and Monograms and Words book…

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The round trinket or memory box.




2 thoughts on “Chain stitch and whipped chain-stitch”

  1. Estou maravilhada com os bordados em fita. Faço coisas lindas também, gostaria de trocar idéias e fotos. Parabéns pelo lindo trabalho !!!!!!

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