Stem stitch, Fly stitch, Reverse fly stitch 1, Reverse fly stitch 2. 7″ x 4.75″
When doing Reverse Fly Stitch 2, it helps to make your initial row of fly stitches close together, with a tiny bit of tail. (Of course, the distance and size of the fly stitches can be varied, giving a different look – variations are good!) Click image for larger size.
Fun with Fly Stitch! You simply work a row of fly stitches in both directions. I got this lovely idea from Stitch Dictionary, a good resource. Click image for larger size.
Working on Leaf 11, I’m doing the outside of the leaf using Stem stitch. Normally, I use the standard stab method, but after watching one of Mary Corbet’s videos on stem stitch, I’m sold on the sewing method – it’s so fast!