You asked: Why is it called satin stitch?

What is tatami stitch?

Tatami stitch consists of rows of run stitches and is suitable for filling large shapes. Stitch offsets in each row are used to eliminate horizontal split lines.

How long can a satin stitch be?

The line formed by needle penetrations can affect embroidery appearance. The example below shows a hard line of needle penetrations where long satin stitches have exceeded the maximum stitch length. Usually 12.1 or 12.7 mm, this maximum value varies with the selected machine type.

What is French knot stitch?

: a decorative stitch made by winding the thread one or more times around the needle and drawing the needle back through the material at the point where it came out.

What is a bullion stitch?

: a decorative stitch similar to the French knot forming very short bars.

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