The Palestrina knot stitch is a highly textured, beadlike stitch belonging to the family of knotted stitches.
There is confusion in the embroidery literature between these two similarly named stitches. Deanna helps explain the differences.
Almost 200 different products were manufactured by the woodworkers in Mauchline, Scotland, including collectible sewing accessories.
The Algerian eye and eyelet stitches have a long European history, appearing on some of the earliest samplers and clothing.
The Norwich, waffle, southern cross, or plaited interlaced stitch is considered to be a large, square, highly textured, modern-day canvas and needlepoint stitch.
The three-sided stitch is a triangular, flat-line stitch, which can also be tightly pulled to create a lacy appearance. It is also known as the Turkish, Bermuda faggoting, lace, and point Turc stitch.
The scroll stitch, also known as the single-knotted-line or scroll-knot stitch, produces a lovely textured line, which flows evenly around curves.