Running Stitch

What it is

Running Stitch Butterfly

Running stitch produces a series of small stitches following a line or curve.

Running Stitch Detail

How to Create

Running stitch can be created by setting a dashed stroke on a path. Any type of dashes will do the job, and the stroke width is irrelevant.

Go to Object > Fill and Stroke... or hit Shift+Ctrl+F and choose one of the dashed lines in the Stroke style tab.

Select the stroke and open Extensions > Ink/Stitch > English > Params to change parameters to your needs.

Info: In order to avoid rounding corners, an extra stitch will be added at the point of any sharp corners.

Sample Files Including Running Stitch

Applique

Applique example file

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Free Standing Lace - Butterfly

Free Standing Lace - Butterfly

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Fringe

Fringe example file

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Ink/Stitch Logo & Branding Guide

Ink/Stitch logo as SVG file, digitized version and branding guide.

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Monogram Frame

Monogram Frame Example

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