embroidery stitch


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Noun1.embroidery stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
backstitch - an overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one
bargello, flame stitch - needlepoint embroidery stitch that produces zigzag lines
baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking - a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
blanket stitch - a strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material; similar to buttonhole stitch
buttonhole stitch - a reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
chain stitch - a looped stitch resembling the links of a chain; used in embroidery and in sewing
cross-stitch - two stitches forming a cross or X
faggot stitch, fagot stitch - the stitch that ties a group of parallel threads together in fagoting
French knot - a stitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabric
gros point - a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
hemming-stitch - a stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses
hemstitch, hemstitching - a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
machine stitch, sewing-machine stitch - a sewing stitch made by a sewing machine, sometimes using more than one thread
overhand stitch - a stitch passing over an edge vertically
petit point, tent stitch - a small diagonal needlepoint stitch
picot - an edging of small loops, as on lace or ribbon
quilting - stitching through layers of fabric and a filling so as to create a design
running stitch - small, even, hand stitches run in and out
saddle stitch - a decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color
satin stitch - flat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin
slip stitch - a loose stitch catching only a thread or two of fabric; designed to be invisible from the right side
stitch - a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
tailor's tack - a loose, looped, sewing stitch used to transfer marking for darts, etc., from a pattern to material
whipstitch, whipstitching, whipping - a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
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Referring to Diagram I and Embroidery Stitch Diagrams, embroider motif onto A in colors shown.
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In the photo, Anushka is seen trying her hand on embroidery stitch with full concentration.
Finish the apron by highlighting the print with embroidery stitch accents.
Held at the History Center of Tompkins County, the two embroidery artists mounted an exhibition of their work and developed a participatory aspect to the exhibition by offering hands-on opportunities to try one's skill at a particular embroidery stitch or to try Ukrainian weaving on Vera's eight-harness loom.
As his crew of seamstresses strives to translate his vision, the moody, quietly imperious Saint Laurent is the screenwriter-director to whom all defer to for the tiniest detail--half a centimeter here, an embroidery stitch there.
"The French knot is my favorite embroidery stitch,'' she said, explaining the name of her business.
Applying a correctly balanced embroidery stitch (on the back side the lower embroidery thread should occupy not less than 1/3 of the embroidery area), six test specimens of each selected fabric were embroidered in the warp and weft directions.
Floral embroidery stitched into the sheer dress covered the original supermodel's naked figure when she ensured she had all eyes on her at the bash.
Using single strand embroidery thread, working different embroidery stitches until the petals and leaves are filled in giving a raised effect.
Two very basic hand embroidery stitches are ideal for mimicking machine stitches.