Selected vendor: Homestead Needle Arts - MI

Diamond Eyelet

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This is a fun stitch you can use to create many effects in designs. It is best worked on a linen or evenweave fabric, and you can increase your tension slightly to open the center hole if desired.

Where to use it: 

  • in samplers for bands or decorative stitches
  • to replicate flowers
  • to replicate stars
  • to make a diamond shape
  • if used repeatedly, it creates a "lacy" look

What to use: 

  • Kreinik Silk Mori (one strand)
  • Kreinik Silk Bella
  • Kreinik Very Fine #4 Braid
  • Kreinik Fine #8 Braid

How to do it: 

Work in a clockwise direction: Come up at 1, down at 2 (or in the center), up at 3, down at 4 (in the center), etc following the diagram.

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