A Crewel Beginning: step by step guide to producing long and short stitch leaves for Design No.
russian instructions, but easy enough to figure out
Lyda: "This is the first real embroidery stitch i learned, i used it on the seams of my apron dress." Vandyke stitch, several extant things have this on them in some form or another (see Medieval Clothing and Textiles vol VIII?
Cross stitch, Needlecraft and Embroidery Glossary - Narrow Rope stitch to Nun's work
The Portuguese stem stitch is another of the knotted stitches. You start with a basic stem stitch and then wrap your thread twice around t.
Top right for filling leaves. Less forgiving than satin stitch.
El punto de festón (Buttonhole Stitch) y sus variaciones
Looks a little like double crochet
A brief example of some hand embroidery stitches - not much for pin but some good links
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Embroidery, home decor, cushions, pillows
Towel with Cross-Stitch
Make a leaf design using Fishbone stitch
Illustrated Cross stitch, Needlecraft and Embroidery glossary. Section R: Radiating stitch to Rya stitch