How To Embroider The Fern Stitch For Flowers & Borders
Sneak peak at the fern stitch, perfect for flower stems & decorative borders.
Start by knotting the end of your embroidery floss, or watch my earlier Jumprope about how to begin w/out a knot!
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Come up from the back of your fabric.
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Move ahead one stitch length and go back down. Stitches can be any length you’d like.
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Come up from the back, diagonally to the left of the previous stitch.
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Go back through the fabric at the end of your first stitch.
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Repeat this on the right side, creating a “Y” shape.
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Add one more stitch in the center, it will almost look like a chicken foot! 🐓
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Here’s the fern stitch shown all together.
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Use the fern stitch to create flower stems and decorative borders.
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Repeat as long as you’d like. Finish by weaving embroidery floss through the last few stitches in the back & cut off excess.
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