Back stitch is a strong stitch used especially to outline in needlework embroidery and cross stitch projects or on seams in sewing. A variant of back stitch, the holbein stitch is used in Blackwork Embroidery. It is also used in embroidery for stems, lettering and outlining geometric and organic shapes
Back Stitch in Redwork Embroidery
I love Redwork Embroidery. The mere appearance of it makes me happy .
I have used back stitch throughout this redwork embroidery. This lovely pattern is from a book.
Find all the Basic Embroidery Stitches here