26 Easy Hand Embroidery Letter Tutorial with Template

This time, we are going to share the easy tutorial about how to embroider 26 letters using 15 basic hand embroidery Stitches. When it comes to hand embroidering letters, the choice of embroidery stitches is nearly endless. From basic hand embroidery stitches like back, stem, cross, seeds, satin or running to more complicated stitches like double chain, lazy daisy, fly, cheaf and french knot, the possibilities are nearly limitless. Despite all those choices, I find myself coming back to the same 15 basic hand embroidery stitches again and again when embroidering letters. These fifteen stitches– not only look great with any font, but they are also easy to learn and simple to execute. Here is the download link for the letter template that I am using.


  • A: Back Stitch, Chain Stitch, Filling Stitch
  • B: Back Stitch, Lazy Dasiy Stitch, French Knot
  • C: Cheaf Stitch, Back Stitch
  • D: Whipped Running Stitch, Seeds Stitch
  • E: Back Stitch, Satin Stitch
  • F: Cross Stitch
  • G: Chain Stitch, Seeds Stitch
  • H: Filling Stitch, Back Stitch
  • I: Blanket Stitch, Fly Stitch
  • J: Double Chain Stitch
  • K: Back Stitch, French Knot
  • L: Satin Stitch, Lazy Daisy Stitch, French Knot
  • M: Whipped Running Stitch, Cross Stitch
  • N: Chain Stitch
  • O: Fly Stitch, Lazy Daisy
  • P: Fly Stitch, Stem Stitch
  • Q: Back Stitch, Chain Stitch
  • R: Fly Stitch, Stem Stitch
  • S: Fly Stitch
  • T: Cross Stitch, French Knot
  • U: Fly Stitch, French Knot
  • V: Back Stitch, French Knot
  • W: Back Stitch, Lazy Daisy Stitch, French Knot
  • X: Blanket Stitch
  • Y: Whipped Running Stitch, Chain Stitch

26 Easy Hand Embroidery Letter Tutorial with Template

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