Top 10 hand embroidery stitches to learn

The top 10 hand embroidery stitches to learn


There are hundreds of different hand embroidery stitches. It can look intimidating and even discouraging when you are a hand embroidery beginner as you don’t have time to learn them all. The good news is that you don’t need to know all the stitches to embroider.

This course teaches the 10 essential stitches you need to start embroidering. These 10 basic hand embroidery stitches will guide you on your hand embroidery journey and lay great foundations for further learning. With those stitches, you will be able to embroider the most basic patterns and even create your own ones.

This free course includes:

  • Downloadable PDF of Sampler Pattern in 2 sizes
  • Downloadable PDF of Sampler Pattern with stitch indications
  • Material list
  • Pattern transfer instructions
  • Video lesson and text information on how to start and finish to stitch in hand embroidery
  • Video’s and text information about all 10 stitches you will learn


  • 3 Sections
  • 16 Lessons
  • 0 Quizzes
  • 6h Duration
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Before we start embroidering
4 Lessons0 Quizzes
  1. Download the pattern
  2. Material list
  3. Transfer the pattern to the fabric
  4. Prepare your hoop
The top 10 hand embroidery stitches
11 Lessons0 Quizzes
  1. Starting and finishing the stitching
  2. Running stitch
  3. Backstitch
  4. Split stitch
  5. Stem stitch
  6. Seed stitch
  7. Satin stitch
  8. Padded Satin stitch
  9. Chain stitch
  10. Blanket stitch
  11. French knots
What’s next?
1 Lesson0 Quizzes
  1. Let's keep in touch!
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