Basic Hand-Embroidery Stitches
Get how-to instructions and see illustrated diagrams for basic hand-embroidery stitches.
From the back of your fabric pull your needle up at A, form a reverse L shape with the thread, and hold angle of L shape in place with your thumb. Push your needle down at B, come up at C, and, crossing over the trailing thread to secure the stitch, again form a reverse L shape with the thread. Push your needle down at D and come up at E to secure the stitch.