What is the easiest embroidery stitch to start with?

When you’re completly new to stitching you may want to start with the easiest embroidery stitch for beginners. We believe that’s the cross stitch. For cross stitching you will use Aida fabrics that has an even gridded pattern. You can learn more about cross stitching in our tutorial for beginners. We also have a lot of cross stitch patterns for beginners.

Alternativly you can also give Sashiko stitching a go. That’s made with a simple running stitch and hence very suitable for beginners.

But of course the most important thing is that you like the potential end result. Every embroidery technique has a different end result. If you’re a creative soul and you love to paint, you may appreciate to start directly with free hand embroidery.