Luna Moth Embroidery Pattern - stitching tips and tricks

Stitches used in this kit

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Running Stitch

embroidery running stitch diagram

Bring needle UP at 1. Bring needle DOWN a stitch length away at 2. Bring needle UP at 3. Continue along line.


how to do a backstitch diagram

Bring needle UP at 1. Insert needle DOWN at 2 making a stitch backwards along the line to meet last stitch. Come UP at 3 a stitch length away from 1. Continue along line.

Chain Stitch

embroidery chain stitch diagram

Bring needle UP at 1. Insert needle DOWN at 2 through same hold as 1. In the same motion, come UP at 3. Loop floss under needle and pull needle through the loop. Continue along line. To end a row, make a tiny stitch over loop, securing it in place (4).

French Knot Stitch

embroidery french knot stitch diagram

Bring needle UP at 1. Point needle away from fabric. Wrap floss around the needle twice. Now point the needle towards fabric and insert needle point at 2, a few fabric threads from 1. Pull floss snug against needle and fabric. Slowly pull needle DOWN to back of fabric until knot is secure.

Satin Stitch

embroidery satin stitch diagram

Bring needle UP at 1 on edge of shape. Insert needle DOWN directly across on opposite edge of shape at 2. Come UP at 3 on first edge of shape, one to three fabric threads away from 1. Continue filling in shape with stitches.

Fishbone Stitch

Fishbone stitch diagram

Make a stitch partially down the center line by bringing the needle UP at 1 and DOWN at 2. Make a diagonal stitch from left to right (UP at 3 and DOWN at 4) crossing over the center stitch. Next, make a diagonal stitch from right to left (UP at 5 and DOWN at 6) crossing over the center stitch. Repeat making left then right diagonal lines down the length of the shape.


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Luna Mother embroidery kit in a box

Luna Moth Embroidery Kit

Luna Moth PDF embroidery pattern shown on a tablet

Luna Moth PDF Pattern

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