Long & Short cross stitch

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TheNeedler wrote
on 10 May 2009 11:27 AM

Can anyone tell me if the long & short cross stitch might be suitable for couching?  I have done quite a bit of machine couching using various stitches, and I have hand couched various items by hand using a plain couching stitch.  But I have never used a decorative stitch by hand to couch anything.  I want the texture of the stitch to be part of the design.......Jim D

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on 10 May 2009 12:51 PM

I personally love using all kinds of different stitched for couching. :D

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lheureux_art wrote
on 11 May 2009 12:37 PM

Absolutely!  Any stitch that will go over the piece to be couched will work.  Using different colors, or shades of the same color, can create really interesting effects.

Michele Ann L'Heureux
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Jane LaFazio wrote
on 12 May 2009 12:43 PM

sewing machines! so many choices. I'm attracted to the Bernette 66, it's a small Bernina. Has anyone used one?

thanks!

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