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Pendant Couching

This is an interesting variation of surface couching. The laid thread is left open at one end and pinned down at regular intervals. The laid thread is then pulled out slightly between two stitches...

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Underside Couching

Unlike the surface couching, where the couching thread sits on the surface of the fabric, the underside couching technique allows it to pass through the fabric and hide under the fabric. Visually, it might...

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Antwerp Edging Stitch

Also known as: knot stitch edging, Antwerp stitch This a very pretty looking edging stitch which looks like a blanket stitch with a knot. It can be made loosely and is generally used for...

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Knotted Diamond Stitch

This stitch is very decorative with diamond formations. The edges of the diamonds are knotted, which explains the name. The knotted diamond stitch can require some amount of patience from beginners before you get...

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Mirrored Chevron Stitch

This stitch, as the name suggests, is two rows of chevron stitches mirroring each other. Infinite rows of this stitch can be created to make beautiful fillings with effect. Try using different colors for...

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Staggered Chevron Stitch

This is just a ‘fun’ variation of the regular chevron stitch. The stitch technique remains the same but creates an asymmetric effect. You need to know the chevron stitch to be able to understand...

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Threaded Chevron Stitch

This is just a decorative variation of the chevron stitch family. You need to know the Chevron Stitch to be able to continue with this tutorial. Fig 1: First, stitch a row of chevron...

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Detached Chevron Stitch

If you already know chevron stitch, this stitch is quite self explained and easy. Detached chevron stitch is just a segment of the chevron stitch, that looks like a ‘pi’ sign. Fig 1: Bring...

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Sinhalese Chain Stitch

This variation of chain stitch resembles the open chain stitch, but with a ‘twist’. It involves some intertwining of two colored threads to bring the twist effect to this chain stitch. This stitch can...

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Rhodes Stitch

This is a very interesting stitch that leaves scope for some experimentation. A series of straight stitches are used to overlap each other to develop symmetric shape like a square, circle, heart, etc… This...