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Mother's Day Embroidered Scarves - the purl bee (blanket stitches)
Tutorial for different blanket stitches! You need to learn basic hand stitch patterns when you START a degree in Fashion Design. Fundamentals first! If you can't sew you can't fashion design, you need to understand how a garment AND the fabric will work!
Excellent Tutorials for different blanket stitches such as this Knotted Buttonhole Stitch.
Blanket stitche tutorial