Added May 3, 2007
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A backstitch by hand is one of the strongest stitches that can be done. It is not used very often anymore, but can be handy when mending and making small projects.
Essentially, it can be described as "two steps forward, one step back." I have shown it here in a larger scale so that you can easily understand how it is done.
Make something special and practical for your friends and family this holiday season!
Pattern of the Week
This slim-fit dress makes a perfect cocktail dress for this time of year!
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
Check out Meg's latest mash up of our Straight Skirt, and how she made it look so yummy!
Member Project of the Week
The latest Elie Saab collection inspired this hand-beaded dress by chanel2005.
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