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Free Cross-Stitch Patterns

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Best Threads for Hand Embroidery: A Helpful Guide

Discover how the fiber, weight and twist of hand embroidery threads help add dimension and texture with this helpful guide to the best threads for hand embroidery.

a step by step illustration of how to work twisted chain stitch. Twisted chain stitch has a hand embroidery stitch which has slightly textured appearance. It is a variation of chain stitch and can be effectively introduced in many types of needlework projects.