How to do a Straight Stitch in Hand Sewing

Straight stitch or Running stitch is one of the most basic stitches in hand sewing. It can be used to sew two pieces of fabric together or as a decorative embroidery stitch.

Running Straight Stitch

Simply bring your needle up and down through the fabric to make a line of equally sized and spaced stitches.

Use straight stitch to create curves and random stitches of varying length to enhance your embroidery.

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