Fern Stitch

Example of the fern stitch. Example of the fern stitch.

The fern stitch is a simple technique to form sprays or leaf veinings. It includes three straight stitches, of equal length, worked in different directions from one central point.

Source: THOMAS, Mary (1934). Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, London: Hodder and Stoughton, p. 96.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 17 September 2016).


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