Tagged: filling stitch

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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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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...

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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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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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Basket Stitch

This stitch is useful, especially if you want to fill broad stems. The weaves come out beautifully making it an interesting stitch to do, especially with threads like Perle cotton or silk. The curves...

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Open Cretan Stitch

This stitch is an open variation of the Cretan stitch. It gives a very spaced out look and defines the features of the Cretan stitch clearly. It can be used imaginatively as a motif...

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Closed Cretan Stitch

This stitch is used to fill in simple patterns like leaves. It uses the same technique as the Cretan stitch with each stitch close to each other to fill in gaps. If you know...

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Cretan Stitch

Also known as: Persian stitch, Long-armed feather stitch This stitch is used as a filling stitch, especially in crewel embroidery. Various effects can be produced by altering the angle of the stitches or even...

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Double Cross Stitch

Also known as: leviathan stitch, Smyrna cross stitch Double cross stitches are generally used as filler stitches. It is very easy to make with one cross stitch done diagonally over the other. It is...

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Japanese Stitch

This variation of stem stitch family looks like the satin stitch. The technique used is that of outline stitch, the only difference being that every successive stitch is made within a short gap difference....