Straight Stitch

The straight stitch is the most basic embroidery stitch of all and creates a simple straight line.

Straight Stitch Instructions

  1. Bring the needle up from behind your hoop.
  2. Go back down where you want the stitch to end.

Embroidery patterns for practice

The Straight Stitch is used in nearly every embroidery project, although usually only at the beginning of another stitch.