Reversed cushion stitch
- Reversed Scotch
For the next block to the right, reverse the stitch direction: begin at the bottom left-hand side with a reversed tent stitch and work the other four stitches across to the top right-hand corner.
Structure of stitch
Identifying Reversed cushion stitch
This version of cushion stitch is worked in straight rows. Each cushion block is made up of five diagonal stitches across a square of three by three canvas threads and mirrors the stitch direction of its neighbour.
Mary Thomas, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1934) , p.126
Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018) , p.104