While the right hand (if you're right handed that is) holds the needle and doing the sewing - placing and piercing the needle and pulling threads with even tension, the left hands hold the seqing frame. What beginners don't realise is they actually have a left thumb that can help with the sewing! Use the left thumb to hold down threads in correct position to assist perfecting the stitches.
1) Stem Stitch
2) Chain Stitch