Single Feather over Withdrawn Element

Structural Category

Looped

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Comments

This is a Single Feather stitch done over withdrawn elements instead of into the fabric.

Diagrams

Remove the desired number of threads. Those remaining are then grouped by Single Feather stitches. The stitch does not enter the fabric except at the beginning and end.

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On the left side of the withdrawn area, come up at A. Pass the needle under the first set of threads. Keep the working thread under the needle. Pull through.

Pass the needle under the second set of threads. Keep the working thread under the needle. Pull through. Repeat this step to finish the desired length. Go to the reverse at B (see Step 5). Fasten off the working thread.

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With a new thread in the needle, come up on the right side of the withdrawn area at C. Pass the needle under the first set of threads. Keep the working thread under the needle. Pull through.

Pass the needle under the second set of threads. Keep the working thread under the needle. Pull through. Repeat this step to finish the desired length.

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Go to the reverse at D. This diagram shows a completed area.

Diagram source: Pat Albiston, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group