Surface darning

Illustration of surface darning. Illustration of surface darning. Courtesy Henry Art Gallery: Embroidery stitch identification guide.

Surface darning is a technique that creates a densely woven surface on a plain and even-weave fabric. First a layer of surface satin stitches is worked, after which a second thread is woven in and out of the satin stitches. The second thread should only contact the ground material along the edges.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 3rd September 2017).

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