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Sat, Jun 13, 2020 12:42 PM
Posted by Ginny
I have some kits (baby blanket and bibs) that I would like to do. But I would like to hide the stitches. Regular cross stitching the pattern and hiding them will not be a problem but a challenge. Starting I will use the hidden stitch. Any suggestions on ending so that the threads will not be seen but still will be locked in place?

Thank you

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    Reply from Anita
    Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:12 AM
    I'm not sure this is what you are trying to do unless you are refering to the "Loop Method" which is what I use for my stitching. Please do a search online for more information. In the meantime, check this link out:

    Anita Go to top

    • Reply from Ginny
      Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:27 AM
      Hi Anita:

      I knew about this to start the stitch and I use it almost all the time except when it calls for 1 or 3 strands. It's ending the stitching I haven't figured out how to lock it in.

      Thank you

      Ginny Go to top

  • Reply from Teri Adams
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:55 AM
    I'm wondering if you are working on a pre-quilted fabric? If so...I always make a knot in the end of the floss thread. I make a quilters knot, if using two floss threads it is much easier than three threads to pop that knot in between the layers of fabric. To lock the stitch, I will make the last stitch just a tad smaller, and do a tiny back stitch and make another tiny knot and slide it close to the top of the fabric using the needle leaving the knot about 1/4" and pop the knot once again into the layers it won't come out.

    If not using the pre-quilted and the bib just has the cross stitch fabric, I add a sew-in interfacing and hide the knot that way. If you wish to not add a knot just hide the tail under the stitching and hand wash the bibs. I don't like to see that stitching and knots on the pre-quilted fabrics. I hope that helps. Go to top