A fast and simple stitch that works in any fabric and with any thread! You will find so many creative ways to use this stitch, the most common being a border, or to simply hold a pattern in place.
Learn this basic stitch to build more complex stitches and patterns from!
- Bring the needle up through the fabric.
- Then back down, pulling the thread tight.
That's it! You are doing a Straight Stitch. Fun right? Now experiment. Try a curve, a square, a circle. Try making a checkered pattern with Running Stitches parallel to each other.