Definition of Tent stitch

1. Noun. A small diagonal needlepoint stitch.

Exact synonyms: Petit Point
Generic synonyms: Embroidery Stitch, Sewing Stitch



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tent Stitch

tensorially
tensoring
tensors
tensure
tensynovitis
tent
tent-caterpillar moth
tent-fly
tent-maker
tent-makers
tent camping
tent caterpillar
tent flap
tent peg
tent stitch (current term)
tent wine
tentacle
tentacled
tentaclelike
tentacles
tentacula
tentacular
tentaculata
tentaculated
tentaculifera
tentaculiferous
tentaculiform
tentaculite
tentaculites

Literary usage of Tent stitch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home (1894)
"Tent-stitch, the first step in sampler work, is that in which the thread, com- Tent-Stitch. ing from beneath, is carried over a single cross of the warp and ..."

2. Needlework as Art by Marianne Margaret Compton Cust Alford (1886)
"The second list is from Rees" " Encyclopedia" (Stitches), 1819 :— " Spanish stitch, Back stitch, tent stitch on the finger, Queen's stitch, tent stitch in ..."

3. The History of English Secular Embroidery by Margaret Jourdain (1912)
"Randle Holme gives plat stitch and single plat stitch, Spanish stitch, true on both sides; tent stitch on the finger, tent stitch on the tent, Irish stitch, ..."

4. Embroidery, Or, The Craft of the Needle by W. G. Paulson Townsend, Louisa F. Pesel, Walter Crane (1907)
"In making tent stitch on an open mesh, the needle is stepped diagonally from one ... Gobelin stitch is a variety of tent stitch. When worked on canvas, ..."

5. The House and Home: A Practical Book by Lyman Abbott (1896)
"This is still beautifully clone by French embroiderers, who have lately reproduced some striking effects of antique tapestry in tent-stitch, ..."

6. The Hand-book of Needlework by Lambert (F.), Miss Lambert (1842)
"tent stitch. In tent stitch, the needle is brought up from the right, ... When grounding is to be executed in tent stitch, much greater care will be found ..."

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