The rosette-chain stitch is a specific variation of the twisted-chain stitch and is also called the bead-edging stitch when it’s worked adjacent to a turned-under edge of fabric (Figure 2).
What are the different types of chain stitch?
Variations of the basic chain stitch include:
- Back-stitched chain stitch.
- Braided stitching.
- Cable chain stitch.
- Knotted chain stitch.
- Open chain stitch.
- Petal chain stitch.
- Rosette chain stitch.
- Singalese chain stitch.
What is a twisted chain stitch?
Twisted chain stitch is a variation of the basic Chain Stitch. While both are comprised of connected loops that form a chain-like line, twisted chain differs in that the loop is twisted in the middle. This is one of those simple and useful stitches that you will find yourself returning to again and again.
What is the purpose of a chain stitch?
Chain stitching is the traditional stitch used to hem jeans, and creates a vivid roping effect. It uses one continuous thread that loops back on itself. Using a chain stitch pulls slightly on the denim and causes the traditional rippling on the hem.
What is French stitch?
French seams are sewn twice, encasing the raw edge within the seam and creating a very neat, delicate seam that is ideal for sheer or lightweight fabrics. With wrong sides together, pin the corresponding pieces. Using a straight stitch, sew a seam at a 3/8” seam allowance.
What is Pekinese stitch?
The Pekinese stitch is a decorative technique made up of two elements that are combined in order to create a looped effect. It is also known as the interlaced back stitch, but also sometimes as blind stitch. Firstly a line of long and fairly loose back stitches are worked on the ground material.
What is the other name for chain stitch?
For example, the repeating chorus that serves as a through-line is a rhythmic, percussive chant of sewing terms (“Chain stitch, lockstitch, whip stitch”).
What kind of stitch is used for jeans?
A chain link stitches one uninterrupted thread that is intertwined with itself as it passes through the fabric. This type of stitch is very commonly found on denim jeans. It’s strong enough to use on denim fabric and many people like the look of the roping effect that chain link stitches create on denim jeans.
What is the difference between lockstitch and chain stitch?
Chain stitch is formed by two or more sets of threads named needle thread and looper thread. Lock stitches are formed by two sets of a thread named needle thread and bobbin thread. Thread consumption of chain stitch is higher than lock stitch. Thread consumption of lock stitches is less than chain stitches.
What is French knot stitch?
Definition of French knot
: a decorative stitch made by winding the thread one or more times around the needle and drawing the needle back through the material at the point where it came out.
What is Lazy Daisy stitch?
Definition of lazy daisy stitch
: an embroidery stitch formed by an elongated loop held down at the free end by a small stitch.