Tagged: embroidery

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Indian Edging Stitch

This a very pretty looking stitch with a lot of scope to experiment with. I suppose this stitch is used extensively in certain kind of Indian embroidery, the reason why it has its name....

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Chevron Stitch Family

This family of stitches follows a kind of zig-zag pattern. This stitch creates a beautiful wave pattern. This stitch is continuous and can follow easy curves. Rows of this stitch are used in smocking...

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Needles

A needle is the main stitching tool that has been used since times immemorial. Needles have a sharp tip at one end which is used to pierce through the fabric. The other end of...

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Glossary

This section will give you information of the various terms and tools you can associate with hand embroidery. I have tried to keep it as simple as possible without sophisticating with too much details....

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Eyelet Stitch

This stitch resembles a small eye on a doll. Eyelet stitch is particularly nice when done in the same color as the fabric, like white on white. This stitch helps to create a small...

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Fishnet Stitch

This is a very nice looking and interesting filling stitch. As the name suggests, the filling would give a fishnet appearance. The fishnet is created without touching the background fabric while pinning down only...

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Four Legged Knot Stitch

This is a very easy stand alone single knot stitch. It looks like a knot in the centre of a cross. The legs of the cross can be made short or long, depending on...

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Turkey Rug Knot

Also known as: Ghiordes knot This is a very interesting stitch which can be used in many ways to create different effects, like make ‘hairy’ fillings or a rug like edgings. I would work...

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Fern Stitch

This stitch is made of series of three straight stitches. It resembles a fern leaf and so, a good stitch to do vegetational designs. You need to know how to do the straight stitch....