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Back Stitch

Back Stitch
Back Stitch

The back stitch is often used for more detailed work such as lettering and details. Work from right to left striving to keep your stitch lengths even. You work ahead of each stitch coming up at 1 and then down at 2, which was the end of the previous stitch. Then you will come up at 3 the length of your desired stitch and back down at 4 (which is 1 and the end of your previous stitch.

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  1. […] can outline your area first with back stitches. Next fill in the area with straight stitches that lie next to each other but do not overlap them. […]

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