Long and short buttonhole stitch
This stitch is ideal for stumpwork leaves and shapes.
It forms a smooth, raised edge which allows the shape to be cut out quite safely :)
Fill in the empty spaces with long and short stitch.
..and here is the same stitch when making a leaf.
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Stitches - Long and short buttonhole stitch (207.61 kB)