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How to Stitch a Whipped Backstitch or Running Stitch – video

How to Embroider whipped backstitch or running stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World

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This is one of my very favorite stitches. It looks fancy, but it’s soooooo easy! It’s very similar to the Threaded Running and Backstitch – but it has more of a spiral effect. Give it a try – it’s a fun one!

Happy stitching!


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