Week 2 of the #YearOfStitch : BackStitch

I hope your first week and stitch were a big success. This week we move on to a super important and common stitch, the backstitch

This is THE stitch for outlining. It’s also wonderful for stitching line drawings. 

Here’s a step-by-step photo tutorial:

Here’s an illustration of the stitch:

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And here’s an example of an entire piece done with a backstitch. It’s a badass backstitched backside. BOOM.