Types of stitches are continuous stitches, which use a single line of suture material; simple interrupted stitches, where a single suture line is cut and used more than once to close a wound; mattress stitches, which pen... More »

The Encyclopedia of Needlework, by Thérèse de Dillmont, provides an excellent introduction to the methods and history of tapestry stitching. The book explains clearly what materials are most suitable for the project and ... More »

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Different types of crochet stitches include the chain stitch, the slip stitch, the single crochet, the half double crochet and the double crochet. These five stitches are among the basic stitches beginning crocheters nee... More »

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A surgical suture is performed by inserting suture material into the skin with a tapered needle and forceps and then tying off each suture to tighten the skin. In order to perform a surgical suture, a taper needle with s... More »

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Benefits of using a Baby Lock sewing machine include the option to choose machines in a variety of price ranges with features such as built-in specialty stitches and embroidery patterns. Baby Lock sells all of its produc... More »

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Basic plastic canvas pattern stitches include the continental or tent stitch, the backstitch, the cross stitch, the overcast stitch and the whipstitch. Additional stitches that appear in basic to intermediate patterns ar... More »

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Quilt stitches hold quilts together and should be the same length on both sides of the quilt and be evenly spaced. Quilt stitches are distinguished from regular stitching by the fact that quilt stitches hold the layers o... More »

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