Selected vendor: Homestead Needle Arts - MI

Turkey Work

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Where to use it:

  • hair
  • animal fur or manes fringe
  • trim

What to use: 

  • Kreinik braids (one strand)
  • Kreinik 1/16" Ribbon
  • Kreinik Silk Mori (one strand)
  • Silk Serica

How to do it:

Follow the diagram for needle and stitch placement. You may need to use both hands to help create the loops of this stitch. The length of the loop determines the depth of the stitch. As you work this stitch in a group, try to stay consistent with the length of the loop. You can cut the loops when you are finished stitching, or leave them for a curly look. When working this stitch in rows, work from the bottom.

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