Despite all the birds I’ve created, I often find myself going back to a tutorial to remember how to make a laisy daisy stitch. I am geometrically challenged, so that might explain it. For those who also have trouble remembering, or are new to the embroidery stitch terminology, here’s a cheat sheet of the stitches I tend to use on my felt birds.
Embroidery Stitch Cheat Sheet
A Few Notes on My Patterns
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