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Video Tutorial: Scroll Stitch


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Here’s a video tutorial for the scroll stitch. While working on refurbishing the How-to Videos here on Needle ‘n Thread, and going through the list a gazillion times to try to remember what’s there and what’s not, I was surprised that somehow, I missed this stitch! So, finally, I’m adding it to the collection.

Scroll stitch is a line stitch – it makes very pretty decorative lines, curves, and so forth, that look scalloped.

Scroll Stitch Video Tutorial

In the video, the scroll stitch might look slightly laborious, but once you get the hang of the stitch, it’s another one that works up fairly quickly.

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  1. The video will not play. I get a black screen with a message that says it is a private video and that I must accept a “friend” request to see it.

  2. Yep, its working. Very nice stitch, and new to me. I have an immediate use for it. Thank you for all the work you do on this site. I have learned a lot from you.

  3. Merci Madame chaque jour j’attends avec impatience votre new letter cela m’est devenu indispensable même si je ne parle pas et ne comprend pas votre langue (mais le traducteur m’aide beaucoup) merci et à demain

  4. Oh, I like this. Much easier than French knots I think. I’d love to use this somewhere, some how on my Christmas ornaments. I’ll have to think about it. I bet I could even use it on the baby quilt I’m making. Hmmm.

  5. I can’t view the videos :(.
    All I get is a small box in the upper left hand corner that has a little red square, a little blue triangle and a little green circle in it. Do you have any idea what program I need to have on my computer to view the videos? Thanks for any help you can give.

  6. I will be using this stitch later today to add a scalloped edge around my child’s name I have designed for a Family Sampler. Thank you for all these neat stitches

  7. hey mary, ur tips and videos have been really really amazing, and they have so fluently and easily got me back to embroidering ! i am a regular visitor of your site, and having fun stitching as much as i am learning. congrats for the brilliant job you are doing here ! thank you lots :):)

  8. I have used a few of your videos to help me with a sampler I’m making and finding them fabulous! I sure appreciate you having this as such a wonderful resource! Thank you.

  9. Really luv u……..it helps me a lot…im going thru ur videos nw nd its embroidery comp in my scool 2morrow……… 🙂

  10. Estoy iniciandome en el bordado y me apasiona aprender de todo. Muchas gracias por estos tutoriales tan utiles.

  11. Hi There are a couple of stitches that do not have a tutorial video. i.e. ‘scroll stitch’.
    Please advise?

    1. Hi, Rhona – the video for scroll stitch is at the end of the post, above. It’s showing on this end. Perhaps try refreshing the page? If you’re using a desktop (not a tablet or mobile device), you might need to update your flash player or something, if it isn’t showing on your end. But it’s up and running on this end!

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