Learn how to make an eyelet wheel stitch for your embroidery projects.

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Designer: Sue Spargo

Materials

• Perle cotton No. 3

• Milliner's needle No. 1

Eyelet Wheel Stitch

1. Referring to Diagram 1, bring your needle up at 1. Insert needle back into fabric at 2 and come up again at 1, making a backstitch.

2. Insert needle at 3, in the center of the circle (Diagram 2), and bring it up at 4.

3. Insert needle back into fabric at 1 and bring it up again at 4 (Diagram 3), making a backstitch.

4. Insert needle again at 3, in the center of the circle (Diagram 4), and bring it up at 5.

5. Continue in the same manner around circle, taking a backstitch along edge, then taking a stitch into the center (3), to complete eyelet wheel.

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