Tuesday, November 27, 2012

More about Running Stitch

Q What is a running stitch?





A A running stitch is created by simply running the needle and thread through the layers of fabric without back stitching.
Q How to sew a running stitch.
A Thread the needle and knot the thread. Place needle through the fabric and bring it back up to the top side from the bottom side of the fabric. Repeat.
Sew a running stitch by simply running the needle and thread back and forth through the fabric.
 
QWhy use a running stitch?
A A running stitch is the easiest to remove when basting. It is easy to maintain a straight line when sewing a running stitch and it is a very quick hand sewing stitch.
 
(from: http://sewing.about.com/library/weekly/aa040905.htm)


For a video showing how to do the running stitch, please click the following:

 
 
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