More to explore:
petal chain stitch | Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials - site with tutorials for hand embroidery stitches
Hand Embroidery Stitch Tutorials
cable chain stitch
I want to embroider more! this site has instructions and good tutorials for lots of stitches!
embroidery. that bike is perfection! <-- it's gorgeous! And makes me think I want to do my own story of Dawn :)
This is the basic and simplest of the chain stitch family. It gives a chain like appearance or, like petals lined up one after the other.
The density and coloring captures the essence of a flowerbed without visible foliage. And of course, these won't fade for a long, long while :-)
♒ Enchanting Embroidery ♒ embroidered dogwood on blue
going to try and learn to hand embroider the girls names on their Easter basket liners... wish me luck!
Embroidery stitches. It's in japanese, but doesn't matter. It's a visual tutorial.
有层次的刺绣 hydrangeas in exquiiste french knots
Stitching & Buttons Garden by KonnyKards - Inspired by the faces flowers in a 'point de croix' magazine. Lots of Bullion Knots. Stitching done with threads, ribbons, buttons, & textured wool on the border.
Braided Chain Stitch from Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials. Also has links for lots of other stitches. Looks like an excellent link to learn from