of the Month
spiral satin stitch is taken from crewel
embroidery and adapted to needlepoint. It gives you the ability to
follow the line of design, such as curves and corners. This is
especially effective when stitching round areas or a design element with
multiple curves, like flower stems.
September 2003: Spiral Satin
by David McCaskill
A rule of thumb: share a hole (A) along the inside of the curve, and lay into a new hole (B) on the outside of the curve.
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