The term chain stitch embroidery is an ancient Chinese craft that examples the surviving of chain stitch embroidery worked in silk thread. It is basically a sewing and embroidery technique which consist of the series of looped stitches form a chain-like pattern.
It is dated back to the Warring States period (5th-3rd century BC). Because the handmade chain stitches embroidery doesn't require the needle to pass through more than one layer of fabric. So for this reason the use of the stitch is an effective surface embellishment near seams on the fabric at the end. Because the use of the chain stitches can form flowing, curved lines. They are also used many times on the edges of the designs to give it a look or mimic the style as drawing in thread. These are also used in making tambour lace, needle lace, macramé and crochet.
But if you have glanced at all the designs at once you may confuse yourself by thinking that all are the same but in reality they are not. In that situation the most challenging scenario is how to differentiate them, but the hand embroidery stitches is fun and can be easy to do. In the list of many stitches tee chain stitch embroidery machine is the one we all heard about but do not like to do it. Because it is very laborious. It doesn’t always pans out as we suspected. This type of stitches creates thick, texture line, nice and coarse grain.