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There are books available through sewing centers or sewing catalogs on line. Some of the books are very inexpensive. Also check your local library. They are an excellent source of information. You also didn't state whether you were speaking of machine stitches or hand stitches. Either way, give your library a look see. <><><> I stumbled upon this because I was looking for the same thing! Examples of Hand stitches ONLINE. I found a few links with some examples that I hope will be useful:

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