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Hand Sew a Chain Stitch


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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.

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