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Embellishment

Textured stitches are used to create either raised or flat decoration.

Embellishment Stitches

Algerian eye stitch Algerian eye stitch variation Back-stitched chain stitch Basketweave (goldwork) Bullion knot Bullion picot Buttonhole bars Buttonhole bars (cutwork) Buttonhole couronne Buttonhole scallops Buttonhole wheels Ceylon stitch Chain stitch Chipping Closed feather stitch Closed fly stitch Closed herringbone stitch Cobbler filling stitch Coil filling stitch Coral stitch Couched herringbone stitch Couching in a circle (goldwork) Cretan open filling stitch Cutwork purls over soft string Detached buttonhole bars Detached chain stitch Detached wheatear stitch Detached woven picot Diagonal chevron stitch Diagonal cross filling Diagonal drawn filling Diamond Eyelet (single) Diamond stitch Double chain stitch Double corded Brussels stitch Double faggot filling stitch Double feather stitch Double herringbone stitch Feather stitch Feathered chain stitch Fern stitch Festoon filling stitch Fishbone stitch Flat cutwork (goldwork) Fly stitch Four-sided stitch French knot Herringbone ladder filling stitch Holbein stitch Honeycomb darning Honeycomb filling Interlaced herringbone band Interlaced herringbone stitch Laced herringbone stitch Ladder stitch (pulled thread) Ladder stitch (surface) Loop stitch Marking cross stitch Overcast hem stitch Picot Pistil stitch Plate application Point a la Minute Point russe Raised fishbone stitch Raised leaf stitch Reverse chain stitch Round eyelet (pulled thread) S-ing (goldwork) Shisha stitch (variation 1) Shisha stitch (variation 3) Single Brussels stitch Single corded Brussels stitch Single faggot stitch Single feather stitch Small round eyelet (pulled thread) Spangles held on with purls Square eyelet (pulled thread) Stab stitch Star eyelet stitch Straight stitch Tete-de-boeuf stitch Thorn stitch Threaded back stitch Threaded chain stitch Threaded herringbone stitch Tied herringbone stitch Trailing Treble Brussels stitch Treble corded Brussels stitch Turkey rug stitch Turning metal thread couching Two-sided cross stitch Wave stitch filling (pulled thread) Whipped blanket stitch Whipped chain stitch Whipped stem stitch Whipped wheel Woven picot Woven wheel Woven wheel corner