How To Stem Stitch Embroidered Lettering
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Come up from the back of the fabric. Anchor floss with your thumb and make one stitch forward
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Come up in the middle of the last stitch and pull taught
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Anchor again with your thumb and make one stitch forward
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Come up where your last stitch ended and repeat
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Repeat the stitch as needed
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To finish, go back through the fabric where your last stitch ends
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Stem stitch lettering. Rotating can help. Always keep the floss to the right of the needle.
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Start a new stroke: come up one stitch length forward, stitch back, then come up through the middle
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Bonus French knot to dot the “i”
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