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Maiden Hair Stitch

Maiden hair stitch is a pretty stitch that can be used as a border stitch or to embroidery foliage. It is very similar to feather stitch especially double feather stitch.  Knowing how to stitch the feather stitch will be useful.

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Here is a cute little variation of the maiden hair stitch.

Start with a few stem stitches. Then continue making the branches. Note how I have made the branches narrower as we go down.

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This can be used to stitch trees in the background of your embroidery design.

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