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Create Custom Stitch Designs Tutorial – Part 2

Create Custom Stitch Designs Tutorial – Part 2

This tutorial shows you how to take your 3 stitch design and using the skills you learned in Part 1, to build better designs. All the designs below are based upon the same 3 stitch pattern we used in Part 1.

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Flip, Copy And Repeat

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Flip, Copy And Repeat The New Stitch Design

We can take these new patterns and apply the lessons we learned in Part 1 to make new interesting designs. For example, using the last design pattern above we can create the following:

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Invert Stitches and White Space

These next few patterns show how you can invert the stitches and white space.

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Putting It All Together

Now let’s use a new pattern as a building block to create a repeating decorative design.

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Again, using the skills we learned in Part 1, we can further build upon our designs to create a frame or a border.

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Continue to Build Upon Your Design

We can further build upon these newly created stitch patterns.

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Now YOU Can Create Custom Stitch Designs

You now have the skills needed to take a simple 2 or 3 stitch pattern to create your own truly awesome custom stitch designs. If you need a little more inspiration, look at the examples in part 3 of our Create Custom Stitch Designs Tutorial.

Category: Tutorials