[HNW] stitching knotwork

Genie Barrett maggie.gene at justinanimator.com
Wed Apr 13 06:41:35 PDT 2005


>
>I don't know "silk stitch"  I used a stem stitch.
>
> >
> > or go here and click on "Genie's costumes and embroidery":
> > http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/jazbees/my_photos
> >
>
>oooooh.  Pretties!  Since I don't know the silk stitch, I'm going to ask if
>that's couched.
>
>susan/ jerusha

No, silk stitch is basically stem stitch but at a 90 degree angle.  It's 
very common in Chinese embroydery.

OOPS!  I meant satin stitch.

http://www.classicstitches.com/know_how/index.cfm?cat=Stitch%20Glossary&let=S

I use the one for free style embroidery.  I've had people think that I did 
zig-zag stitch with a machine to do that stuff.

Genie




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