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Cross bar with link trellis icon
Cross bar with link trellis

A diagonal trellis decorated using detached chain stitch and straight stitches.

For more background see the entry for trellis stitch.

in honour of the Embroiderers Guild of America Tucson Arizona Chapter and the American Needlepoint Guild, Tucson Arizona Chapter.



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


Complete a straight stitch over each intersection.


Fill some of the squares with a detached chain

Cross bar with link trellis

Common uses

Embroidery Techniques