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Detached Buttonhole Stitch

Also known as: Detached Buttonhole Filling Stitch This stitch is one of those kinds that you don’t work over fabric, except for the first foundation row. The stitch is worked on itself. You would...

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Crested Chain Stitch

This decorative stitch combines two parallel lines of chain stitches- the big ones on the bottom line and the tiny ones on the top. This combination results in ‘crests’ which contributes to the name....

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Surrey Stitch

This stitch can be used wonderfully on the edges of the fabric to make a threaded effect. It can also be used in successive rows, and later trimmed and cut to make a velvet...

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Surface Couching

This is a very basic form of couching. It, essentially, teaches you the technique of couching. This method can be used to make outlines, or layers of this stitch can be made to fill...

Couching Family

Couching is a kind of embroidery work where the threads are laid across the pattern and fastened or anchored down with small stitches. This method can be used for filling in a pattern or...

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Eastern Stitch

The eastern stitch is an interesting one that can add texture in the worked area. An interesting variation is when you can include a bead to it. If worked on even weave cloth, it...

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Wave Stitch

This stitch is just an inverted version of the fly stitch. In fact, you will be making only one row of the inverted fly stitch, the subsequent rows are made by just looping it...

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Leaf Stitch

As the name tells, this is a stitch exclusively used to make leaves. The simple satin stitch is used in a particular way to fill in a leaf to give it a more realistic...

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Chevron Filling Stitch

This is an interesting stitch that can be used for fillings. It uses parallel rows of chevron stitches and adds texture to the filled motif. This stitch allows you to experiment widely with colors....

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Chevron Stitch

This stitch follows a zig-zag pattern. It can follow easy curves and can be used creatively to create fillings. I will work this stitch between two parallel stitch lines. Fig 1: Bring the needle...