Parisian Stitch and Parisian Variations

Parisian Stitches are composed of long and short alternating vertical stitches. In the double versions which are often known as Old Florentine stitches, pairs of the two stitch lengths alternate.  The stitch can be used as a solid filling, or to make textured stripes, rows and bands.

I’m sure you’ll find just the right stitch for your next project on the Needlepoint Stitches page… and remember that this site is optimized for mobile useThat means that as long as you can access this site from your smart phone, you have access to the stitches. There’s no need to download or pay for an app!

To find free patterns for needlepoint and embroidery on this site that you can stitch, visit the Patterns and Projects page, or check the main page for the latest additions.

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