Invisible Stitch or Ladder Stitch

This is such a useful stitch to know.  Often times when doing a tear down on an older upholstered piece you’ll find the outsides have been hand sewn on.  The stitch used in this application is known as a  “Ladder Stitch” or “Blind Stitch”.  Once you learn how to use this type of stitch I know you will find many uses for it.  The ladder stitch is a very useful skill to know when doing upholstery and many other DIY sewing projects.

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See you on the inside, Kim