embroidery What a pretty idea for couching down threads! Wouldn't it be gorgeous holding down a metallic cord?

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colorful weaving. Something to do with those fabric scraps that are just a little too small for any other purpose. this came to me via Diana Trout, a wonderful multi-media teacher

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Garoo Trading Company is an online boutique supplier specialising in stunning fabrics from around the globe. This blog is purely made up of images that are full of detailed patterns and bold colours,...

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couching stitch - Hold a heavy thread or cord or several threads along the line to be followed. Bring needle, threaded with finer thread, up close to cord. Thrust needle down on opposite side of cord to make a stitch at right angles to it. Bring needle up to left in position for another right angle stitch. Continue taking stitches over cord, spacing them evenly. Variety with couching stitch shown A) blanket stitch B) chain stitch C) feather stitch.

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Couching Bokhara couching is a filling technique used in surface embroidery. Unlike regular couching, Bokhara couching uses only one thread, which serves as both the laid thread

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