1. Half Stitch
The cross stitch is made up of two half stitches. Half stitches are also stitched individually in some Cross Stitch projects, used at times to create a sense of depth in a Cross Stitch pattern.
2. Cross Stitch
There 2 diagonal line or easily we describe the x shape.
- For the start, bring up the needle from the back of fabric into the front.
- Do the half stitch by put the needle into the hole diagonally (left or right) from the first hole the needle come up. You can complete the row of cross stitch by finish this half stitch first into the line / row base on your pattern.
- Do the second half stitch (to the different way of diagonal from the first half stitch) to complete the x shape. If you do the row of cross stitch, so you must complete the second half stitch for that row too.
3. Quarter Stitch
The quarter stitch resembles a half stitch, but it is stitched into the center of the square of fabric.
4. Three Quarter Stitch
The three-quarter stitch is composed of a half stitch and a quarter stitch. Three-quarter stitches are used to create more detail in Cross Stitch designs.
5. Back Stitch
Back Stitch is used to make lines around cross stitch and to stitch letters and wording. Typically using black or a single color and basically there are two type of back stitch, line and dash.