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is a surface embroidery stitch. One thread is laid on top of the
canvas and another thread is used to tack down the first thread, at even
intervals. Because the thread laid on the surface of the canvas
may not lay straight, the tacking thread may not be entirely evenly spaced,
though the best approximation to even spacing is best.
easiest way to tack down the thread on top of the canvas is a single straight
change the tacking stitch to make it more decorative. Another way
to create a more decorative stitch is to use a metallic thread for the
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