Raised Chain Band Stitch

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Raised chain band stitch is a chain stitch variation where a row of chain stitches are stitched on a base of parallel straight stitches. You will need to know how to stitch the chain stitch.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

Stitch a base of parallel straight stitches.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

The chain is usually stitched with a contrasting color.

Bring the needle up near the middle of the straight stitch as shown below.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

Lace the needle through the straight stitch. Please note the direction of the needle. It passes from up to down.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

You can see that the green thread is looped around the straight stitch.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

Now stitch a regular chain stitch like shown below. The needle is laced under the straight stitch

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

and the working thread is looped under the needle.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

Repeat the two steps.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

Continue to add chain stitches on the bands. The fabric is not plucked when making the chain stitches.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

Completed look.

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

raised chain band stitch - hand embroidery tutorial

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