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You will find below basic instructions to realize the stitches used in our designs, starting with “Blue Garden”.

Kerfeunteun stitch ( Glazig embroidery)

Kerfeunteun stitch Glazig embroidery The stitch Kerfeunteun is part of the many stitches of Glazig embroidery  We owe this stitch to Karine and Yann, embroidery teachers at the school of embroidery art of Pascal Jaouen in Quimper who have brought it up to date. They...

Battlement couching

Battlement couching  The battlement couching is a very interesting filling because it offers multiple possibilities of color combinations. The battlement couching is made up of a series of superimposed layers of grids formed by crossed threads. The technique is...

Portuguese stem stitch

Le point de tige  portugais est un point surjeté que l'on utilise pour apporter du relief dans une broderie. Bien exécuté, il donne l'effet d'une cordelette. Il s'agit d'un point de tige normal dont chaque point est surjeté 2 fois vers l'arrière. Il est nécessaire de...

Herringbone stitch

Herringbone stitch is worked between two parallel lines ( imaginary or drawn). A series of straight diagonal stitches are made between the lines. On the backside side of the fabric, these stitches will show up as back stitches. 

Filling stitches

Filling stitches Here are some examples of filling stitches used for large areas by bringing structure to the work. In the pictures below, you will find the procedure to complete each pattern. However, from there, the choice of threads, their thickness and the...

Raised stem stitch

The raised stem stitch is a very structured stitch that is used to bring depth into an embroidery. This is a single stem stitch executed on a straight stitch basis. A padding is often placed under the straight stitches to obtain even more depth.

Wheatear stitch

The wheatear stitch, as the name suggests, looks like wheat on the cob when done continuously. It is a decorative stitch that can be used to animate all kinds of embroidery and made with many varieties of yarn. It can also be done "detached", embroidering each stitch...

Cretan stitch

The Cretan stitch is used as a filling stitch, especially in doing leaves. Various effects can be produced by altering the angle of the stitches or even closing them in or opening them out. This stitch is usually worked from top to bottom.    

Hem stitch (Point de Paris)

The Hem stitch (point de Paris) is very simple to achieve for a very decorative result. It is used to fix the hems or embed a piece on another in the technique of the appliqué. It can also simply be integrated into the middle of other embroidery stitches. This stitch...