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.
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 2
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