Thankfully for sewing and embroidery beginners, the ladder stitch is one little animal that is completely guileless and straight to the point. Composed of vertical rows of neat horizontal stripes, the ladder stitch creates - you guessed it - a ladder shape.
A ladder stitch is great for finishing up the seams of a small toy or other small sewing project because it is both easy to do and creates a flawless yet whimsical finishing touch.
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