Whipped Stem Stitch

A whipped stem stitch. A whipped stem stitch.

A whipped stem stitch normally consists of a line of stem stitches that have been whipped with the same or a contrasting thread. The needle creating the whipped stem stitch does not enter the ground material at all.

Source: THOMAS, Mary (1934). Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, London: Hodder and Stoughton, pp. 189-190, 191.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 29 May 2016)


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