Make small running stitches
around the fabric edge.
Work running stitches
until you reach the hole, and then jump across to work a few running stitches
on the far side.
Overlapping edges were invariably joined by running stitches
, often in contrasting coloured embroidery to become an integral part of the design.
The kingdom's soldiers, horses, and structural elements of the castle are carried in black broken lines, like running stitches
and so forms appear incomplete and insubstantial.
It is then embroidered with running stitches
, then embellishments are added.
To create this effect, nicknamed "stuffed work," a design is outlined in running stitches
through two layers of fabric.
Visible mending, utility stitching, Japanese boro repair, and kantha stitching from India are all terms that refer to rows of densely placed, highly visible running stitches
that can either repair or enhance the look of fabric.
In my example below I've stitched a straight line of running stitches
from the left to the right of the block and another from the top to bottom.
With B, sew 4 evenly spaced lines of running stitches
through top and bottom surfaces of truck bed to square up shape.
The filling, or batting, is wool fibers, and the stitching is done with silk running stitches
at eleven to twelve stitches per inch (all fibers confirmed microscopically).
Bengali women made quilts from old saris folding them into layers and using itinerant running stitches
with threads picked from the sari's borders.
Called by various names (5) and expressed in all kind of shapes, be it leaves or fruits or flowers on the Life Trees, this swirling effect is obtained by the arrangement of innumerable minute running stitches
in a slightly slanted position, conveying an incredible dynamism, the sense of an endlessly flowing, whirling, self-replenishing creative energy (figure 1).