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Surface couching is a technique where a cord, braid or other thread is laid on the surface of a fabric and stitched down using a simple whip stitch technique. It is often used in goldwork as this type of thread does not pass easily through fabric. This techique is used often in decorating garb.
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'''Surface couching''' is a technique where a [[cord]], [[braid]] or other [[thread]] is laid on the surface of a [[fabric]] and stitched down using a simple [[whip stitch]] technique. It is often used in goldwork as this type of thread does not pass easily through fabric. This techique is used often in decorating [[garb]].

Revision as of 18:31, 2 September 2003

Surface couching is a technique where a cord, braid or other thread is laid on the surface of a fabric and stitched down using a simple whip stitch technique. It is often used in goldwork as this type of thread does not pass easily through fabric. This techique is used often in decorating garb.