Once you get to that most recent stitch, run the needle and thread around it in between the two pieces of fabric just like you did in the beginning. Yep, that’s how you do it. Pull the thread through until it gently catches and your new piece of thread is ready to keep rocking out the blanket stitch!
What thread do you use for blanket stitch?
Blanket stitching can be done with yarn, 6 strand embroidery floss, pearl cotton, and many other threads. Basically, the thicker and heavier the fabric you are using, the thicker the thread and the larger the needle you will be using to blanket stitch.
How do you start a new thread on blanket stitch?
Pull gently but stop before you have almost pulled the thread through. See how there is a loose loop formed. Put the needle back through the loop. Now you can pull the thread tight and this will form your starting stitch.
What is blanket stitch used for?
The blanket stitch is a stitch used to reinforce the edge of thick materials. Depending on circumstances, it may also be called a “cable stitch” or a “crochet stitch”. It is “a decorative stitch used to finish an unhemmed blanket.
What happens if you run out of thread while sewing?
If you run out of bobbin thread while your doing a top stitch, you‘ll want to step away from your machine for a minute, reload your thread, and then get your scissors. You‘ll need to carefully cut and remove the stitch that ran out on you.
How do you know when the bobbin is empty?
You can monitor how much thread is in the bobbin on the bottom just by looking at your top thread! Wind a bobbin for top and bottom threads and you can always see how much thread is left on your bobbin!