Five Easy Hand Stitches for Making Quality Dolls, Puppets, and Plushies

Need some help with hand stitching the finishing touches on your cloth character? Let me show you the FIVE stitches I turn to when making characters out of cloth. The video below has these chapters:

  • 00:00 Needle & Thread Choices and Prep
  • 02:42 Running Stitch
  • 05:51 Tack Stitch
  • 06:46 Whip Stitch
  • 08:14 Ladder Stitch
  • 11:26 Surface Knot
  • 13:07 TIP: Thread Conditioner
  • 14:21 Recap

Or you can study these stitch diagrams if you need a refresher. There’s a printable download at the bottom of the page too!

Want a one-page printable diagram with all these stitches? Here you go…

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