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Y STITCH [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-03


Subject field(s)
  • Trimming and Embroidery

A small stitch often found in embroidery, fly stitch is worked in vertical rows from the top down. This is a nice stitch for filling and background, particularly where a stripe or banding effect is desired.


  • Passementerie et broderie

Le point de plume est de même utilisation que le point d'arêtes, mais d'une exécution beaucoup plus rapide. Il consiste en une succession de points en Y alignés de façon que les points centraux se touchent. Ce point se fait de haut en bas et à égale distance de part et d'autre d'un simple tracé.


Le même point, aligné horizontalement ou employé en Y isolés, prend souvent le nom de «point de mouche».


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