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Cross bar with link trellis icon
Cross bar with link trellis

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A diagonal trellis decorated using detached chain stitch and straight stitches.  The name link comes from the alternative name for detached chain stitch of link powdering stitch.

For more background see the entry for trellis stitch.

Cross bar with link trellis is generously sponsored in honour of the Embroiderers Guild of America Tucson Arizona Chapter and the American Needlepoint Guild, Tucson Arizona Chapter

Method

1

Start by filling your shape with a grid framework of basic Trellis, either square or diagonal like this image.

2

Complete a straight stitch over each intersection.

3

Fill some of the squares with a detached chain

Cross bar with link trellis

Common uses

Embroidery Techniques

Identifying Cross bar with link trellis

References