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French knot

French knot

n.
A decorative embroidery stitch made by looping the thread two or more times around the needle, which is then inserted into the fabric.

French knot

n
(Knitting & Sewing) an ornamental stitch made by looping the thread three or four times around the needle before putting it into the fabric
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Noun1.French knot - a stitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabricFrench knot - a stitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabric
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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3 Embellish Template B with hand embroidery and buttons as shown or as desired, using french knots to make eyes.
Embellish (he brooch with hand-embroidered French knots, beads or sequins at the flower center.
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson wore a white bodice silk dress that showed the beauty of hand-embellishment, with 3D bugle beads, French knots and hand-melted sequins.
Using brown floss, backstitch the butterfly antennae; make the eyes and tops of the antennae with French knots.
For children under the age of three, you can apply French knots for eyes to make your hedgehog baby safe
Embroideries included gota work, zardozi , Swarovski crystals and silk French knots among others.
Seven children stay to try the running stitch, the backstitch and French knots on small burlap pieces.
Prints, plaids and embroidered flower details also feature heavily this season as do tiny French knots which are used to highlight skirts and add new dimension and texture to gowns.
By using French knots on various parts of all his garments that spanned through his 33 garments that appeared on the runway the designer successfully managed to link one garment to the other there by telling a free flowing story.