With my new body of work I aim to refine my embroidery skills. Testing different types of thread and yarn, because the same stitch can produce different effects when different types of thread are employed. With that said, not every type of thread or stitch will work with rubber.
While doing research on embroidery techniques I found the following quotes. I always assumed that I employ a satin stitch in my work:
After reading this I realised that my stitching is not that ‘perfect’, and I do not have a great deal of patience…and then i found this:
So I thought, hang on, maybe the type of embroidery I do is possibly a combination of “satin stitch” and “laid work”.
mmm…maybe i can re-name my stitches to “laid-back-satin-stitch”….or “laid-back-rubber-stitch 😉
2 thoughts on “studio life: embroidery techniques”
“Laid back” is a great name for a stitch.
And I think we all have our own versions of everything we learn. Which is for the best.
Ah I love what you said: ‘our own versions for everything we learn” …so true. Thanks Kerfe! x