Posts Tagged 'weaving stitch'

picture dictionary

Posted by on 24 Nov 2011 | Category:

This picture dictionary will help you to identify the stitches based on how they look. Hovering over the stitch picture will display the stitch name. Clicking over the picture will take you to the respective tutorial pages.

Back stitch family
back_stitch_index whipped_back_stitch_index threaded_back_stitch_index pekinese_back_stitch_index herringbone_ladder_filling_stitch_index
Blanket stitch family
blanket_stitch_index buttonhole_stitch_index whipped_buttonhole_stitch_index  double_blanket_stitch_index   closed_blanket_stitch_index
crossed_blanket_stitch_index buttonhole_wheel_index buttonhole_wheel_cup_index rossette_of_thorns_index  buttonhole_bar_stitch_index 
barb_stitch_index mirrored_buttonhole_index   german_knotted_index  blanket_stitch_honeycomb_index  
Chain stitch family
 chain_stitch_index whipped_chain_stitch_index double_chain_stitch_index magic_chain_stitch_index lazy_daisy_index
russian_stitch_index long_tailed_daisy_index  feathered_chain_stitch_index basque_stitch_index  petal_chain_stitch_index
reverse_chain_stitch_index heavy_chain_stitch_index braided_chain_stitch_index  zig_zag_chain_stitch_index cable_chain_stitch_index
twisted_chain_stitch_index alternating_twisted_chain_index  barred_chain_stitch_index  alternating_barred_chain_index  rossette_stitch_index
rope_stitch_index tulip_stitch_index  bulls_head_index  detached_wheatear_stitch_index  wheater_stitch_index
oyster_stitch_index butterfly_chain_stitch_index  raised_chain_band_index  knotted_chain_stitch_index  knotted_cable_chain_index
Chevron stitch family
chevron_stitch_index detached_chevron_stitch_index threaded_chevron_stitch_index mirrored_chevron_stitch_index stagerred_chevron_stitch_index
 double_chevron_stitch_index  chevron_filling_stitch_index      
Cross stitch family
cross_stitch_index double_cross_stitch_index       
Fishbone stitch family
fishbone_stitch_index  open_fishbone_stitch_index  flat_stitch_index  raised_fishbone_stitch_index  
Feather stitch family
feather_stitch_index closed_feather_stitch_index single_feather_stitch_index double_feather_stitch_index maidenhair_stitch_index
cretan_stitch_index  closed_cretan_stitch_index open_cretan_stitch_index knotted_cretan_stitch_index scottish_cretan_stitch_index
Fly stitch family
fly_stitch_index  whipped_fly_stitch_index closed_fly_stitch_index  plaited_fly_stitch_index  twisted_fly_stitch_index
Herringbone stitch family
herringbone_stitch_index threaded_herrigbone_stitch_index tacked_herringbone_stitch_index tied_herringbone_stitch_index laced_herringbone_stitch_index
 double_herringbone_stitch_index  twisted lattice band  interlaced_herringbone_index    
Knots family
french_knot_index pistil_stitch_index  colonial_knot_index  coral_stitch_index  scroll_stitch_index
 chinese_knot_index  pearl_knot_index bullion_knot_index  closed_pearl_knot_index  knotted_pearl_stitch_index
 palestrina_stitch_index reversed_palestrina_index triple_palestrina_stitch_index  basque_knot_index  sorbello_stitch_index
Running stitch family
running_stitch_index looped_running_stitch_index laced_running_stitch_index  interlaced_running_stitch_index  whipped_running_stitch_index
 eskimo_laced_edging_index  parallel_running_stitch_index  stepped_running_stitch_index  holbein_stitch_index  darning_stitch_index
 japanese_darning_stitch_index  seed_stitch_index      
Satin stitch family
satin_stitch_index whipped_satin_stitch_index  padded_satin_stitch_index  encraoching_satin_stitch_index  brick_stitch_index 
Stem stitch family
stem_stitch_index whipped_stem_stitch_index  outline_stitch_index  cable_stitch_index  split_stitch_index
portugese_stem_stitch_index japanese_stitch_index       
Straight stitch family
straight_stitch_index fern_stitch_index algerian_eyelet_index diamond_eyelet_stitch_index ray_stitch_index
radiating_stitch_index lantern_stitch_index eyelet_wheels_index eyelet_stitch_index rhodes_stitch_index
arrow_head_index arrow_head_threaded_index rice_stitch_index    
Weaving stitch family     
woven_circle_index woven_oval_index woven_spider_wheel_index whipped_spider's_wheel_index god's_eye_stitch
weaving_stitch_index woven_trellis_stitch_index  woven_bars_index     

interlaced herringbone stitch

Posted by on 20 Oct 2011 | Category:

This stitch is beautiful, made by weaving over the double herringbone stitch with another thread of same or different color. This stitch requires patience to learn. Once learnt, it will be very easy to do this stitch, and will never be forgotten! 🙂 Interlaced herringbone stitch forms one of the main stitches for one of the most popular indian embrodieries called Kutch work.

You need to know the double herringbone stitch to be able to continue with this tutorial. This tutorial is best understood by following the illustrations, without much dependence on the description.

double_herringbone_stitch …. Double herringbone stitch: First, make a row of double herringbone stitch as the base.
interlaced_herringbone_1   interlaced_herringbone_2
Fig 1: Bring the needle out with a contrasting colored thread from the left corner of the double herringbone stitch row. 
Observe that the stitch a-b and c-d lies over the stitch p-q. So, to weave, take the needle under the legs of p-q, as shown. This locks the thread in there.
  Fig 2: Now, take needle over the leg of c-d, again passing under p-q, and over the contrasting thread. Then, go under r-s.
interlaced_herringbone_3   interlaced_herringbone_4
Fig 3: Keep up with this procedure of weaving around the ‘crossings’  for the upper half of the double herringbone stitch.   Fig 4: When you reach the right end of the double herringbone stitch, turn around the needle, by weaving around, as illustrated.
interlaced_herringbone_5   interlaced_herringbone_6
Fig 5: We keep up with the same method of weaving, only this time, it is inverse, or upside down. Follow the illustrations to undertand how the needle goes up and down the stitches and threads in a perfect weave.   Fig 6: If you look at a single stitch ( x-y) of the double herringbone stitch, you will see how the threads have passed over and under it alternately.
interlaced_herringbone_7   interlaced_herringbone_8
Fig 7: Continue this process of weaving for the bottom half of the double cross stitch, until you reach back to the left end. End the weaving at the point from where you began from.   Fig 8: A perfect weave of the interlaced herringbone stitch should show up like this. 🙂

weaving stitch

Posted by on 06 May 2011 | Category:

Also known as: the queen anne stitch

This stitch is a kind of darning stitch. It is a good filling stitch, which can , probably, be used instead of the satin stitch. Layers of parallel stitches are laid horizontally. Then, stitches are made vertically, weaving through these horizontal laid stitches, going up and down alternately. The stitches will cross each other at right angles. The tutorial will make this clearer. The space between each stitch is subject to the person embroidering. They can be laid very close to each other or even spaced out sufficiently. While using this technique to fill spaces, it is generally done with a little of the background shown through the spaces.

I will work with sufficient spaces between the stitches to make the technique of the stitch clearer. This stitch can be done with single colored thread instead of two, as in the illustrations.

weaving_stitch_1         weaving_stitch_2
Fig 1: Lay down stitches horizontally, as illustrated. Follow the sequence marked on the picture to understand how they were laid.   Fig 2: Now, we start the vertical stitches. Begin from the top side of the laid stitches, as shown. Take the needle under every alternate stitch. Do not pluck the fabric. When the end is reached, take the needle into the fabric, bring it up again from a little distance on the side, and take a return journey. Continue this process.
weaving_stitch_3   Fig 3: The completed block of weaving stitch would look like this when spaced sufficiently.

woven circle

Posted by on 25 Feb 2011 | Category:

This is a  decorative stitch that can be done easily on any form of fabric. This stitch includes ‘ weaving’ a circle between four straight stitches. This stitch can be incorporated between any other stitch that has straight stitches, like, between a group of cross stitches.

woven_circle_1      woven_circle_2
Fig 1: First, stich four staright stitches, with a gap between them, as illustrated.   Fig 2: Now, bring the needle out from the inner end of one of the straight stitches.
Take the needle around beneath the remaining straight stitches, as shown. Do not pluck the fabric underneath.
woven_circle_3   woven_circle_4
Fig 3: Now, go around the second time, under each straight stitch.   Fig 4: Come back to teh point from where we started. End it by taking the needle into the point from where it emerged the first time, as shown.
woven_circle_5   Fig 5: The woven circle would look like this.

weaving stitch family

Posted by on 23 Feb 2011 | Category:

This family consists of those stitches that are woven between threads. The effect of all these stitches is more raised and gives an ‘obvious’ and embossed look. These stitches are used in various forms of embroideries, that includes stump work, needle weaving, kamal kadai, chicken scratch etc…

These stitches are good to make floral and leaf patterns. Some stitches may seem complicated, but generally, they are interesting to work with.