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Pulled Thread Work

Example of pulled thread work. Example of pulled thread work.

Pulled thread work is a form of embroidery in which the warp and weft threads of the ground material are pulled together to make small holes by tightening stitches. Also known as: pulled work, or deflected element embroidery (USA).

See also as drawn thread work.

Source: EARNSHAW, Pat (1984). A Dictionary of Lace, Aylesbury: Shire Publications, pp. 48-49.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 29 May 2016)

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