Sunday, 23 May 2021

Sunday Stitch School - Lesson 171: Ray Stitch

Today, let's let Sarah at Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials teach us the Ray Stitch.

It belongs to the straight stitch family and is an easy way to make leaves of various shapes.

Here's how:

Make a Straight Stitch, and another right 

above it.

From now on, fan out the 
leaf with Straight Stitch on both 

Depending on how you space the 
stitches the shape of the leaf will
Have fun!


Play around with the three samplers.


  1. Many possibilities here, aren' there!

  2. I like the look of this and can imagine a line of them alternating in direction.

  3. Such a funny stitch. With less stitches it can be bird feet too!


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