Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Stitch Types and other Cross Stitching topics.
Railroading is a technique that helps stitches lie flat. When completing one half of the cross stitch, pass the needle between the two strands of thread. This takes more time and concentration, but allows for flat stitches when working on uneven fabrics such as linen.