Backstitch Embroidery


Backstitch Embroidery
BACKSTITCH EMBROIDERY
This is one of the simplest kinds of embroidery. The design is traced upon the material, and the lines are followed with the backstitch. The sewing machine is now used for this work.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Backstitch — or back stitch and its variants stem stitch, outline stitch and split stitch are a class of embroidery and sewing stitches in which individual stitches are made backward to the general direction of sewing. These stitches form lines and are most… …   Wikipedia

  • Embroidery stitch — In everyday language, a stitch in the context of embroidery or hand sewing is defined as the movement of the embroidery needle from the backside of the fabric to the front side and back to the back side. The thread stroke on the front side… …   Wikipedia

  • embroidery stitch — noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather • Syn: ↑sewing stitch • Hypernyms: ↑stitch • Hyponyms: ↑backstitch, ↑bargello, ↑flame stitch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chikan (embroidery) — Chikan embroidery on a cotton kurta Chikan (Hindi: चिकन, Urdu: چکن) is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India. Literally translated, the word means embroidery. Believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, Mugh …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese embroidery — An elaborate Chinese silk embroidery, approx. 1875 1900, Qing Dynasty. Chinese embroidery refers to embroidery created by any of the cultures located in the area that makes up modern China. It is some of the oldest extant needlework. The four… …   Wikipedia

  • Crewel embroidery — Fanciful leaf in crewelwork, detail of a curtain, England, c. 1696. V A T.166 1961. Crewel Embroidery, or Crewelwork, is a decorative form of surface embroidery using wool and a variety of different embroidery stitches to follow a design outline… …   Wikipedia

  • Mountmellick embroidery — or Mountmellick work is a floral whitework embroidery originating from the town of Mountmellick in County Laois, Ireland in the early nineteenth century. Contents 1 History 2 Technique and uses 3 References …   Wikipedia

  • Goldwork (embroidery) — Goldwork , Uniform …   Wikipedia

  • Overlord embroidery — The Overlord embroidery was commissioned by Lord Dulverton in 1968 and made by the Royal School of Needlework from designs by artist Sandra Lawrence. It commemorates the D Day invasion of France during World War II. It tells the story of… …   Wikipedia

  • Counted-thread embroidery — Counted cross stitch embroidery, Hungary, mid 20th century Counted thread embroidery is any embroidery in which the fabric threads are counted by the embroiderer before inserting the needle into the fabric. Evenweave fabric is usually used; it… …   Wikipedia

  • Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum — The Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum, founded by Dr. Young Yang Chung is an exhibition, educational, and research facility dedicated to advancing the knowledge and appreciation of embroidery and textile arts. Inaugurated in May 2004 by… …   Wikipedia