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Chevron stem stitch

This stitch consists of several laid threads, over which another thread is stem stitched in a chevron pattern.  The stem stitching is woven across the laid threads and does not pierce the fabric.

For more information about this stitch see the entry for stem stitch.

Chevron stem stitch is generously sponsored by Christine Burnet


Structure of stitch

Common uses

Embroidery Techniques


  • Mrs Archibald Christie, Samplers and Stitches (1921) , p.77
  • Mary Thomas, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1934) , p.49