What is the chain stitch used for?

Chain stitching is the traditional stitch used to hem jeans, and creates a vivid roping effect. It uses one continuous thread that loops back on itself. Using a chain stitch pulls slightly on the denim and causes the traditional rippling on the hem.

Which stitch is used for large motif?

The two kinds of stitching are Gavanti (line or double running stitch) and Murgi (zig-zag lines done with a darning stitch). The two sides are neat and identical. Negi is the ordinary running stitch used in large designs, creating a woven design effect.

What stitch is best for clothes?

Backstitch is the strongest hand stitch for seams and only takes a little longer to do than the running stitch. It can also be used for solid borders for embroidery. Backstitch starts in a similar way to the running stitch. Stitch up down up as shown in steps (1), (2) and (3).

What needle is used for most standard embroidery stitches?

The most popular sizes used to embroider are size 7 and 9. Because of their large eye these needles are suitable for general sewing.

What is French knot stitch?

: a decorative stitch made by winding the thread one or more times around the needle and drawing the needle back through the material at the point where it came out.

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