chainstitch patches 101
As usual, it all started with falling down an Instagram rabbit hole, and quickly added 'chainstitch embroidery sewing machine to my NEED list. Anyway, long story short I found the perfect machine, fell in love, and have been stitching art patches and saucy words ever since.
What on this blue earth is a chainstitch machine, I hear you asking... Chainstitch sewing machines are decorative machines. Mine has two types of stitches, a v-shaped chainstitch, and a loopy moss stitch (think letterman jackets). It is a hand-guided machines, so there are no computers are involved, unless you want to count my brain.
This video is an example of the chainstitch option.