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Couching, Couching Simple Couching

                  I think all of  us know couching !!!!!. There are various way to couch, some use herringbone stitch to couch a thread, some buttonhole stitch .... so on.

                 Basic couching, have a look at below picture, lay a thread or cord, then run simple stitch to hold thread at regular intervals as shown in picture.

Couching

             Here i have used 6 strands of thread for laying and 2 strands of thread for couching.
Couching

Couching
                       
                    Simple exercise, i have taken a circle to work couching.


Couching
                 
                 Observe above and below picture, to start couching, come out and while ending go down the fabric. 

Couching

Couched Circle

                   Like this geometrical motifs can be worked to create interesting patterns. Below is the example how couching can be used to create beautiful texture following a pattern.


Couched Pattern

Couched Pattern

                Happy Couching !!!!!!!

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