Stitches For Window
There are number of
stitches that are used while making curtains. Given
below are a few easy stitches that you can use while
doing your window treatment.
- This stitch is used to reproduce the machine
stitch effect. This is the strongest hand stitch.
- While doing the backstitch work from right to
- To start make a few stitches in one spot,
then take a stitch and a space.
- Take the needle over the space you had taken
and bring it out at the same distance in front of the thread.
- Follow the same method till you finish the
- To end fasten off with a few stitches on one
- This stitch is used to stop heavy fabrics
from fraying at raw edges and to tidy up raw edges.
- Decide the length of the stitches based on
the fabric and how much it is likely to fray.
- Start with a few backstitches.
- Sew diagonal stitches over the raw edge, at
equal intervals and of equal length.
- Do not pull the stitches too tight.
- This stitch is used for seams and for making
- Begin by fastening the thread with a few
backstitches. Make small stitches by pushing the needle in and
out of the fabric.
- Make stitches of equal size and keep the
space between them the same as far as possible.
- This stitch is used to hem a folded edge.
- Begin stitching from the right to the left.
Use a single thread; hide the knot under the fold.
- Bring out the needle out through the folded
edge, pick up a few threads from the flat fabric and then work
back into the fold again.
- Move the needle along and bring it out of the
fold and make the next stitch.
- This stitch is used to keep the fabric in
place when it is being stitched permanently. This stitch is
like the running stitch but longer in length.
- This is also known as Basting.
- You can use a single or a double thread, knot
it and fasten it at one end with a backstitch.
- Make equidistant stitches by taking the
needle in and out of the fabric.
- To end fasten with a knot or backstitch.
- To remove the tacking, just cut off the knot
and pull the thread out.
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