use our handy guide for the embroidery techniques in this issue
This is fun for decorative stitching or appliqué. Try to keep the spacing and stitch height consistent, or change it up to create a pattern. Come up at point 1. Go down at point 2 and come back up at point 3, keeping the needle over the working thread. Pull the thread to create a right angle. Repeat.
The simplest of stitches, straight stitch can be grouped together or used alone. Come up at point 1, then go down at point 2. Repeat.