tips & tricks :: fly stitch

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have i converted you into a fly stitch lover yet?

fly stitch is super versatile, and can be used in so many ways! i freehanded this little sampler hoop, but you can make your fly stitches more uniform if you like. play around with different floss thickness, vary the length of the tails, arrange them in creative ways, or just scatter them haphazardly for a fun and wonky fill stitch.

here's a quick video demonstration, if you need a refresher on how to make them

 
 

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be sure to check out other cozyblue stitching tips & tricks!

and for more embroidery inspiration and tutorials, be sure to check out #cozybluestitchingtipsandtricks and my embroidery board on pinterest