Shaped Blanket Stitch Scallops

This stitch uses blanket stitch for an embossed filling of the scallop shape. A series of such shaped blanket stitch scallops can be used to cover a larger area of the pattern. A series of continuous and adjacent scallops can be made to make beautiful fabric edgings. Refer to blanket stitch scallops for an idea.

You need to know the running stitch and the blanket stitch to be able to understand this tutorial.

Fig 1: Begin by making a scallop shape. Fill it in randomly using straight stitches. You can also use other stitches like chain stitch. Fig 2: Now, bring out the needle from the ‘B’ end of the scallop shape and start covering it with closed blanket stitches, as shown.
Fig 3: A finished scallop looks like this.
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19 Responses

  1. Beth United States Google Chrome  KFGIWI Build/LVY48F) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Silk/59.3.1 like Chrome/59.0.3071.117 Safari/537.36 says:

    Is the scalloped blanket stitch worked in the hoop or in the hand? Thank you!

  2. Ana Hungary Safari Windows says:

    I’ve learn something new today! Thank you for posting. 🙂

  3. nyla United States Internet Explorer Windows says:

    You are a fabulous teacher. You make it easy and fun to learn. You are the best teacher ever. Many thanks
    nyla

  4. Dear Sarah,

    I am impressed by your nature of sharing your ideas. I wish you good luck

  1. March 5, 2015

    […] Shaped blanket stitch scallops – by Rocksea & Sarah […]

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