Turkey Stitch (also known as Velvet Stitch & Ghiordes Knot) : A long looped thread is anchored to the fabric with tiny stay stitches. Turkey stitch is a wonderful versatile stitch when you want to add a fluffy texture in your design. Make stitches close t
Contemporary embroidery, fibre arts, hand spinning, knitting, crochet and weaving by Sarah Whittle
The Forbidden Stitch in Chinese Embroideries - Also known as Knot Stitch Chinese Knot Peking Knot French Knot Ring Embroidery or Forbidden Stitch \t These terms all consistently refer to small knots made on the fabric surface by wrapping a heavy embroidery thread usually silk floss around a needle and then stitching it down. This has been done with varying numbers of wrappings and degrees of complexity.