Herringbone Stitch

Herringbone Stitch

Herringbone stitch is a bead stitch for seed beads and other small beads. It is also referred to as the Ndebele stitch, after the African tribe who specializes in it.

The beads line up in a herringbone or chevron pattern and in a simple herringbone technique beads are added two at a time, so it your project moves along quickly.

Browse through our herringbone bead stitched projects and find some inspiration for your next project.

More Herringbone Stitch

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