Let’s satin stitch points!
You could satin stitch a bird’s beak with a regular satin stitch, but I make a little tweak to the basic stitch that I think adds a nice dimension to birds’ beaks. It’s not any harder and it gives them just the shape I want. Watch the video to see how I do it.
Want to practice your satin stitch points?
This bird embroidery pattern has lots of them!
This free embroidery pattern of a bird driving a car has just one.
There’s another free bird embroidery pattern here.
I didn’t satin stitch the point of that beak – but you could. The stitches I list in the pattern are always just a guide!
Here are all my lessons for fill stitches (besides satin stitch).
- satin stitch
- satin stitching points
- seed stitch
- long & short stitch
- split stitch used as a fill stitch
- Turkey work
- using colored pencils or crayons with embroidery