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'''Surface couching''' is an [[embroidery]] 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]].
 
'''Surface couching''' is an [[embroidery]] 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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''See also''
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[[Underside Couching]]
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[[Laid and Couched Work]]

Revision as of 18:21, 30 June 2004

Surface couching is an embroidery 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.

See also Underside Couching Laid and Couched Work