Tagged: running stitch variants

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Darning Stitch

The darning stitch is about making rows of straight running stitches near each other. The technique of darning is used to mend torn clothes, especially socks and looks like a woven patch. The fabric...

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Stepped Running Stitch

Stepped running stitch is just two parallel rows of running stitches. Each stitch from each row will lie in between two stitches of the other row. This โ€˜steppedโ€™ structure will give an opportunity to...

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Parallel Running Stitch

Parallel running stitch is just two parallel rows of running stitches, with each stitch from each row lying one below the other. Using these as the base, many variations can be created using a...

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Pekinese Stitch

Also known as: Chinese Stitch It is commonly found in Chinese embroideries. Using contrasting threads will throw up the beauty of the design well. Back stitch: Lay the foundation by doing a back stitch....

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Holbein Stitch

Also known as: Double running stitch, Line stitch, Two-sided Line stitch, Two-sided Stroke stitch, Square stitch, Chiara stitch This stitch follows a pattern where a running stitch is done and the gaps between this...

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Whipped Running Stitch

This variety gives a twisted effect. The closer the foundation of running stitch is done, the more enhanced would be the twisted effect. Fig 1: Lay the foundation by doing a running stitch. Bring...