This graphic features different types of embroidery stitches with names on each photo. There are hundreds of different stitches, but these are some of the most common! Click the link to learn how to embroider each one of them.
I encourage you to use additional resources if you need more instruction than this simple guide. I have found video to be very useful in understanding stitches. Please click on the links below to watch very quick clips of the stitches. You can also find a directory of longer videos here, with more detailed instruction.
Whether you are learning the satin stitch for the first time or looking to improve your technique, these tips will help you advance your hand embroidery skills while creating beautiful satin stitches every time.