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Threaded herringbone stitch

  • Barred witch stitch
  • Herringbone (fancy) stitch

Structure of stitch

Embroidery Techniques


  • S. F. A. Caulfield, Blanche C. Saward, The Dictionary of Needlework (1882) , p.184
  • Mary Thomas, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1934) , p.61
  • Anchor Embroidery, 100 Embroidery Stitches
  • Jennifer Campbell, Ann-Marie Bakewell, Guide to Embroidery Stitches (2004)
  • Sarah Whittle, The Needlecraft Stitch Directory (2012)