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Petal stitch

  • Pendant chain stitch

This stitch is a combination of outline and detached chain stitch: each chain stitch protrudes from the centre of each outline stitch at an oblique angle.

Petal stitch is generously sponsored by Sheila Darling

Structure of stitch

Common uses

Embroidery Techniques

References

  • Mrs Archibald Christie, Samplers and Stitches (1921) , p.45
  • Mary Thomas, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1934) , p.33