How to hand embroidery border stitch (Tutorial)

There are many beautiful hand embroidery border designs you can use on the borders of shawls, dress hems, handkerchiefs, sleeve hems, necklines, saree borders –  I have just listed some of my favorites. They are made by combining some  basic embroidery stitches like the lazy daisy stitch, running stitch and blanket stitch.

Hand Embroidery: Border Stitch

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When these simple stitches are combined together and worked in beautiful coloured thread the work takes on a different beauty altogether. The embroidery borders given here can be used on its own as a single row or made into two or three rows . You can add some more embellishments like beads, sequins to make them more pretty. The whole list is a suggestion and meant to tickle the creativity in you to combine and create more designs suitable for working on borders.

Hand Embroidery: Beginner Stitches (Border Stitch and more)

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Hand Embroidery: Beginner Stitches

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Hand Embroidery: Tacking lazy daisy

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Hand Embroidery: Wavy Herringbone Stitch

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