Embroidery Fishbone stitch – what is it exactly?
Embroidery Fishbone stitch is a special filling type of stitch best for making petals and feathers as it requires splitting pattern into two which each on either side. This makes it deal for making leaves or petals or a split pattern design.The end result of such pattern looks extremely stunning as it duplicates a split and the best thing about this stitch its simple and yet effective. There are no complicated knots or locks or wraps and with little effort you get a beautiful design.
There is another variation of fishbone called raised fishbone. Let’s have a look at that now.
In the videos below you will see the first hand example of what I mean.
You surely have known by now the video below is a that of a Raised Fishbone with first long stitch and then the crosses.
Now Let’s look at Fishbone stitch! Using all 6 strands on konacotton fabric, size 5 needle, pilot frixion heat erasable pen and the stand is from daylightcompanyusa
Its fairly easy to learn and perfect the stitch. The video above will give you more insight.
Now let us see how it looks on a real pattern below. Its a simple pattern with flower in the center and then leaves surrounding it. And yes you have guessed it right, all those leaves on the pattern are fishbone stitches perfectly aligned with the flower pattern. One of the specialty of fishbone stitch is that it makes any simple pattern look outstanding with those crisscross stitches back and forth.
with this we are over with the basics of fishbone stitch and we are confident that you have understood the stitch well. As always remember if you have doubts you can always comment below to connect with us. we are always happy to help you out with your stitching journey. Thank you for following us. 🙂