Learn how to sew a backstitch. The hand backstitch is the strongest hand stitch. It is used to seam fabric together. The backstitch looks just like a machine stitch, so it’s a great alternative if you are mending a garment that has the stitching showing.
Learn how to hand sew an overcast stitch. An overcast stitch is a whipstitch on the raw edge of fabric, used to finish the edges neatly and prevent fraying. This is the alternative to serging or overlocking the raw edges of your fabric. If you have fabric that frays easily, sew an overcast stitch along the raw edges.
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