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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

The blanket stitch not only makes a decorative edge for your sewing projects, but can also be used to sew two pieces of fabric or felt together.

 

 

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 1

1. Secure your thread in the project you wish to sew. Then come up with your needle from underneath and insert it about 1/4 inch from the edge in the direction you are working and the interval you wish to use. Here the interval between the stiches is about 5-7 mm.

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 2

2. Pull your thread some and you will notice a loop has been created.

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 3

3. Insert your needle into the loop.

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 4

4. Pull the thread tighter...

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 5

5. ... until the stitch is secure.

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 6

6. You will continue as in the previous steps. Here the picture is showing how the needle is coming from underneath again to begin the next stitch.

Blanket Stitch Tutorial 7

7. This is how it looks after you have created more stitches. Continue until you have reached the beginning again and secure the and of the thread.

 

 

 

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Felt Frog Ornament
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