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Learn how-to sew a "box-x" stitch with Court from Crafting with Court and then use her technique to sew your own dog leash.


  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Run a seam almost the entire short length of your webbing. Stop when you get to the end.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a diagonal seam for about 1". Stop when you get to the end.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam approximately the length of your seam from step 1. Stop when you get to the end.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a diagonal seam approximately the length of your Step 2 seam. Stop when you get to the edge of the Step 1 seam.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam until you reach the corner made from Steps 2 and 3. Stop when you get to the end.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a diagonal seam directly over the Step 2 seam. Stop when you get to the end

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam until you reach the corner made from Steps 3 and 4. Stop when you get to the end.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a diagonal seam directly over the Step 4 seam. Stop when you get to the end

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 45 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam directly over the Step 1 seam. Stop when you get to the end

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 90 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam directly over the Step 7 seam. Stop when you get to the end

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 11
    Step 11

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 90 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam directly over the Step 3 seam. Stop when you get to the end

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 12
    Step 12

    Lift the foot and rotate your webbing about 90 degrees without removing the needle from the webbing. Run a straight seam directly over the Step 5 seam. When you get to the end, back stitch at least twice and cut your strings.

  • How to sew . Sewing a "Box X" Stitch - Step 13
    Step 13

    For an overall view of the process, use this diagram.

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