Fishbone

Structural Category

Crossed

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Mitred Fishbone

Comments

This is basically a Flat stitch made with a sharp slant.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 76.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 76.
Lantz, Sherlee and Maggie Lane. A Pageant of Pattern for Needlepoint Canvas, p. 363.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 24.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 100.