Couched Filling

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Squared Filling; Squared Ground; Trellis Filling

Comments

Threads are laid across the shape, first vertically, then horizontally. Each intersection is tied down with another stitch.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 167.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 167.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, pp. 44, 52.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 92.