Japanese Darning stitch
Japanese darning stitch is a variation of a Running stitch for filling. In this stitch, two parallel lines of running stitches are connected with diagonal stitches.
Applications of the Japanese Darning stitch:
- Traditionally it is used for darning in sashiko and boro embroidery.
- In modern embroidery, this stitch can fill extensive areas and create a beautiful geometrical pattern.
Watch this video tutorial below and learn how to embroider a Japanese darning stitch.
Looking for some other stitch? Head to the Stitches and Techniques part of this blog and choose the stitch you want to learn!
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