Tagged: stitch family

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Picture Dictionary

This picture dictionary will help you to identify the stitches even if you don’t know the names! Choose from a menu of stitches below, just click over the picture and go to directly to...

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Knotted Cretan Stitch

This is a variation of the Cretan stitch. It shows a technique where knots can be added on the elbows to give it a decorative look. The thicker the thread, the bigger the knot...

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Scottish Cretan Stitch

The Scottish Cretan stitch is a decorative variation of the Cretan stitch. Blocks of Cretan stitches are made to make a beautiful pattern for a border. The look can be varied by making the...

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Cretan Stitch Family

This family of stitches originated from the island of Crete, Greece. The women of this region have been using Cretan stitch and its variations for several centuries. This stitch has a technical style similar to the feather...

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Stitches

Stitching or sewing has a history dating back to the prehistoric times. It is believed, with archaeological pieces of evidence, that sewing must have come into being since the stone ages when people had...