TSG:Self-Couching Stitch

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SELF-COUCHING STITCH[edit | edit source]


Other names[edit | edit source]

Convent Stitch
Span Stitch

Directions[edit | edit source]

Bring needle out to the front side at 1. Lay a long stitch in the warp or the weft direction and insert needle through the fabric to the reverse side at 2. Bring needle out to the front side at one side of the first stitch at 3. Lay thread across (perpendicular to) the first stitch and insert needle through fabric to the reverse side at 4. Repeat perpendicular stitches to secure the first stitch. If there is more than one row of stitches, vary the point where rows begin and end.

Possible uses for this stitch[edit | edit source]

Closing Slits
Reinforcing Holes and Tears
Securing a Damaged Area to a Support Fabric
Securing Loose Threads to a Ground Fabric

See also[edit | edit source]

Basic Couching Stitch
Laid and Couched Stitch

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