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Weaving jiyek. This looks cool. "The edges and sections of the bags were often finished with decorative strips of braid called jiyek,"

From Tommye McClure Scanlin's Class "Tapestry: Begin with the Basics and Move Beyond" March 28 - April 3, 2010

Embroidery Stitches, she teaches you how to do everyone of these in their basic form, then tells you how to do the variations.

Scandinavian Weaving by John C. Campbell Folk School, via Flickr Woven by Pam Howard

In a different language. But I think this is really an interesting weaving technique. I may try it with wire and beads.

Rope stitch is probably the most rich looking embroidery stitch of this family. It follows a series of closed up twisted chain stitches to form an embossed rope look. You need to know the twisted chain stitch to be able to do the rope stitch.

Tips and Techniques - beading added to crochet fabric

French knot embroidery: Would like to make an "Earth" with this technique.

To make thick rounded stems in embroidery,wrap the ribbon around the back stitches.

Feli by Eduardo Morales Looking at the use of different textiles within one piece.