Outline

Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Comments

For the Outline stitch, the thread is held above the stitching line. If the thread is held below the stitching line, the stitch is named Stem.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 15.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 71.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 35.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 15.