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Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Point de Sable


Diagrams

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2.

Work right to left. Come out at A, go in at B, out at C. AB should equal CA.

Go in at A and out at D.

Repeat Step 2 going in at the left side (same hole) of the previous stitch.

Diagram source: Pat Albiston, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 52.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 10.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 13. 
Wilson, Erica. Erica Wilson’s Embroidery Book, p. 84.
Stitch Indentification Group