Russian Overcast Filling

Structural Category

Flat

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

Russian Drawn Ground

Comments

This stitch may be worked over threads laid on the surface of a fabric or on a base of withdrawn threads.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 185.


Bibliographic Sources

Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 101.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 185.