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How to Stitch on TikTok and Amazing Ideas for Brands to Practice

How to stitch on TikTok

TikTok recently introduced its new feature called Stitch to give users more opportunities to have fun with the platform. Although TikTok Stitch is not designed for advertising, you can take advantage of its creativity to produce engaging and viral videos.

Want to know more about TikTok Stitch and how to use it? This post will inform you about this interesting tool and suggestions for making an awesome TikTok Stitch.

What is Stitch on TikTok?

Stitch is a TikTok creative feature that allows you to edit videos from other TikTok creators with your own content. With TikTok Stitch, you can trim and use a part of people’s videos and incorporate them with yours.

Since one of the ultimate goals for social media content is going viral, which is normally achieved by people sharing your posts and possibly leaving comments, Stitch is the perfect way to mix and match viral video snippets into your posts and enable them to be widespread.

To let other users Stitch your video, your account must be public and turn on the Stitch for each video.


#stitch with @aboodyalzoabi There’s only one person to blame in this disaster….the cook ! #ramsayreacts #tiktokcooks #masterchef

♬ original sound – Gordon Ramsay

Why should brands use TikTok Stitch?

TikTok’s mantra for brands is “Don’t Make Ads, MakeTikToks” and it is certainly true in the case of TikTok Stitch when entertainment can lead to conversion. If you want to reach as many people as possible, get them engaged with your content, and encourage them to take a desired action, then you can rely on TikTok Stitch.

Features like Stitch are extremely welcome as it boosts engagement and increases your reach. What supposes to bring people together better than collaboration? With TikTok Stitch, people can get closer to their influencers and celebrities as well as brands, and make the videos more viral.

Reach, engagement and action are the ultimate goal of your ad campaign, therefore, TikTok Stitch opens another opportunity for users to connect with your content in a different way. In return, you get the credit and the free brand exposure at the same time.


FIRST LOOK at the limited-edition Urban Decay X @prince.4.ever collaboration. 💜🕊 Link in bio #UrbanDecay #UDXPrince #Prince

♬ UD x Prince available May 27th – urban decay

How to create a Stitch video on TikTok (step-by-step)

Stitch a video on TikTok

When you watch an interesting video on TikTok and want to make your own version, you can Stitch that video by following these steps:

Step 1. Tap the Share/Send to button on the side of the video you intend to Stitch in the TikTok app.

tiktok stitch step 1
Source: TikTok

Step 2. Find and tap Stitch at the bottom of the screen.

tiktok stitch step 2
Source: TikTok

Step 3. Trim the part of the video you’d like to Stitch then tap the Next button at the top right corner. TikTok allows you to select up to 5s from the original video.

tiktok stitch step 3
Source: TikTok

Step 4. Record your response by tapping the Record button. Your video must be longer than 3s. The filming options are available on the side panel.

tiktok stitch step 4
Source: TikTok

Step 5. Tap the check mark to move on to the Edit stage. Tap Next after you finish editing the video.

tiktok stitch step 5
Source: TikTok

Step 6. Finally, adjust your video settings and tap Post. Now your Stitch is ready to watch.


Now Introducing: STITCH! Make the ultimate collab with your fav creators 🎬

♬ original sound – TikTok

Stitch video on TikTok from cameral roll

You may wonder if it is possible to stitch on TikTok with a pre-recorded or saved video. Unfortunately, this option isn’t available on the app, but you can do it in a different way.

Step 1. Download the TikTok video you want to stitch.

stitch camera roll 1

Step 2. Open the TikTok app and hit the (+) button to create a new video. Tick Select multiple then choose the video you’d like to Stitch and the video you want to incorporate with it.

stitch camera roll 2

Step 3. Click Edit from the right menu bar and trim the video you want to stitch video to 5s. When you are done editing, tap Save then Next to upload your video. Tag the creator of the initial video.

stitch camera roll 3

Adjust your Stitch options

Allowing people to Stitch your videos will undoubtedly benefit your brand as it broadens the reach, engagement, and direct response to your videos. However, when you invite collaboration, you are also inviting possible criticism. 

Luckily, you can adjust the Stitch setting on the Privacy page. Here’s how to enable and disable TikTok Stitch:

  • Go to your profile and tap the three dots in the top right corner and tap Setting and privacy
  • Under the Account tab, choose Privacy
  • In the Interactions tab, tap Stitch and set the permission for who can Stitch with your videos (“Everyone”, “Friends”, or “No one”)
tiktok stitch adjust

5 ideas & examples for brands to make excellent TikTok Stitch

Stitch is a wonderful way to make your TikTok and TikTok ads more attractive, so embracing its creative power would give your brand a fresh look. With this new format of videos, you can get some inspiration for your next content strategy from the ideas and examples below.

Introduce your product

With TikTok Stitch, your products can go insanely viral when users start to try your products and create a chain reaction through the Stitch. Videos about product reviews now gain a lot of user interest and attention, so make a gorgeous product introduction video and let your audience do the rest of the job.


i used afrodite dolled and clear dream! 💕💕 comment pink emojis if u see this #fyp #kjmcosmetics

♬ motive x promiscuous – yea

Answer your audience’s questions

In a Stitch video, TikTok automatically gives the original content creator credit, so answering open-ended questions from your audience is a great way to keep your brand’s presence to your users. 

Also, when you give an answer and solve your user’s problem, it makes the connection between the creator and the viewer deeper. Remember to maintain interaction with your audience and win their hearts with your dedicated responses.

Collaborate with influencers

While Stitch may appear to be a creative tool designed for individual content creators, brands may use it too, particularly when working with TikTok influencers. In this way, your brand can expand its reach and leverage the performance of your videos. 

In the end, it’s all about making people aware of your product and purchase it, so their first impressions of your brand are paramount important. As a result, collaborating with popular TikTok creators or influencers can raise your credibility as well as your chance of getting noticed.


#stitch with @rischnyyDIOR Gloss Dupe🥹 @essence cosmetics always got us boujee on budget community🫰🏼

♬ original sound – Christie X

Execute a brand challenge

Thanks to the potential of amplifying the popularity of the video, TikTok Stitch is tailor-made for brands to promote a brand challenge. As long as people participate in it, your chance of going viral is very high. This is a fantastic approach to your audience and it allows people to join in on the fun that your brand created.

The original video

#stitch with @adidas Show me something you thought was impossible until you did it. I endured hardship through grit and determination. 6 years of training pays off. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m Possible” #impossibleisnothing #madepossiblewithadidas

♬ original sound – qhouirunnisa – Qhouirunnisa
The Stitch video

Join the viral trends

TikTok is where viral internet trends are found, whether they involve a dance challenge or the sharing of personal experiences. And Stitch is a great creative tool for anyone who wants to take on these challenges or join the excitement by giving it their own personal interpretations.


Reply to @netflix Stitch to share the wildest thing you’ve ever done for love. Watch The Tinder Swindler on Netflix #wildthingsforlove

♬ original sound – Netflix


Q: What is Stitch on TikTok?

A: Stitch is a TikTok creative feature that allows you to trim and use a part of a video from other TikTok creators and incorporate them with your own content.

Q: How to view Stitches on TikTok?

A: Type in the keyword Stitch into the search bar or use hashtags #stitch. If you want to be specific, you can type in #stitch @username to find all the TikTok Stitch they made.

Q: How to stitch on TikTok with sound?

A: Your Stitch video automatically includes its original sound. But if you want to add sound when using the Stitch feature, there is no option as in the regular create mode. But you can add a voice-over by recording an original or copyright-free soundtrack in real-time.

Q: What’s the difference between Stitch and Duets?

A: TikTok Stitch and TikTok Duet work on the same principle as they allow you to use other people’s videos on your own. 

The difference is, with Stitch you incorporate clips from other TikTok videos and repost them as part of your own video while with Duet, the two videos play in a split-screen format. 

Unlike Duet which requires you to use the entirety of the original video, a Stitch video is limited to five seconds of the original video.

Get ready to Stitch on TikTok

You’re well prepared to rock this with the essential understanding of TikTok Stitch. Remember to use Stitch to increase the audience’s interaction with your business and drive engagement towards your brand.

It would be great to apply TikTok Stitch to your TikTok ads campaign since it can boost your ads performance in an organic way. TikTok ads might seem complex at first, so if you still need a hand, feel free to contact our TikTok experts at NestAds to enhance your performance on TikTok.


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