1. Home
Send to a Friend via Email

Discuss in my forum

Hand Sew a Chain Stitch

By

1 of 4

What is a Chain Stitch
Chain Stitching Example

Chain Stitching Example

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
A chain stitch is a series of loops that lay on the fabric forming a loose style line. The sample shown in the photo is a close up of part of the leaves and stem sewn on a tee shirt.

A chain stitch can be sewn with any thread, yarn or ribbon. It could also be sewn on the edge of fused appliqué.

Related Video
How to Sew a Button
Hand Quilting Techniques

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.