What are the special kinds of embroidery?

How many types of embroidery are there?

There is no universal way of classifying embroidery, as different cultures use different terms to describe stitches and techniques. This guide introduces some of the most common embroidery styles found in our collections, divided into three main types: counted-thread, freestyle and whitework.

What are the six basic kinds of embroidery?

6 Basic Embroidery Stitches For Beginners

  • Running Stitch. This is a basic stitch. …
  • Back Stitch. The back stitch creates a solid line so it is good for text or outline a design. …
  • Split Stitch. …
  • Satin Stitch. …
  • French Knot. …
  • Lazy Daisy/ Chain Stitch.

What are the different types of Indian embroidery?

The A-Z of Indian Embroidery

  • Chamba Rumal (Himachal Pradesh) …
  • Chikankari (Lucknow) …
  • Gota Patti (Rajasthan) …
  • Kantha (West Bengal & Odisha) …
  • Kashida (Kashmir) …
  • Kasuti (Karnataka) …
  • Muqaish (Uttar Pradesh) …
  • Parsi Gara (Gujarat)

What are the 5 types of stitches?

10 Basic Stitches You Should Know

  • The Running Stitch. …
  • The Basting Stitch. …
  • The Cross Stitch (Catch Stitch) …
  • The Backstitch. …
  • The Slip Stitch. …
  • The Blanket Stitch (Buttonhole Stitch) …
  • The Standard Forward/Backward Stitch. …
  • The Zigzag Stitch.
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