What is a short stitch?
Long and short stitch, also known as “thread-painting” or “needle-painting” is a challenging yet rewarding embroidery skill. Use this stitch to create color gradations and shading or highlighting to give your subjects a three dimensional look. … The first key is about varying your stitch length to help blend colors.
What is a bullion stitch?
: a decorative stitch similar to the French knot forming very short bars.