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What is a satin stitch?
Satin is a filling stitch used to cover regular or irregular shaped spaces. It is otherwise known as a damask stitch. Satin stitch is a series of flat stitches that are used to completely cover a section of the background fabric.
Uses of Satin stitch;
Satin stitch can be used to fill areas in regular or irregular shaped spaces. Satin stitch can be padded for a 3-dimensional appearance. When a raised effect is desired, pad the space to be covered with small running stitches worked perpendicular to the direction in which the satin stitches are to be applied.
What are the variants in satin stitch?
- Bourdon stitch
- Brick stitch
- Encroaching satin stitch
- Long and short stitch
- Padded satin stitch
What is a long and short stitch?
This is used for filling large shapes. Firstly one row of alternatively long and short stitches is worked side by side closely following the outline of the shape. In the stitches of the succeeding row of equal length are worked in the final row. the stitches should be terminated on the edge of the design.
Bring the needle out at the starting point o the right side and take a stitch carrying the thread across the design and bringing the needle back very close to the starting point.
Beads are made of various materials and in many shapes and sizes. A method of sewing beads is to apply each one separately, using the backstitch. If the design is made up of short, straight lines, the beads may be strung and applied in groups
This blouse is fully stitched with satin work and beadwork. It’s very simple and elegant work
What is Satin stitch?
Where can we use Satin stitch?
What are the variations in satin stitch?
Encroaching satin stitch
Long and short stitch
Padded satin stitch