Stem stitch is very sweet and is a definite favourite. Almost up there with the French Knot.
Back Stitch, Split Stitch and Running Stitch are useful basics to know as well.
I’m no expert at hand embroidery but enjoy it enormously and love adding new stitches to my repertoire.
I’m sharing with you my tutorial for sewing Feather Stitch today. It’s versatile, quick and easy.
You can download the full PDF tutorial here: feather stitch