Last Updated on October 30, 2020 by wendigratz
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Fly stitch is really similar to the lazy daisy – and just as easy. Use it to make little flies (really!) or join them together to make a nice vine.
I used fly stitch (with glow in the dark thread!) to make the fireflies in this Firefly Tree embroidery pattern.
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