Couching is a hand sewing technique that is used on garment and accessory sewing projects.Learn how to create this technique to create beautiful designs.


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Couching Working from right to left, use one thread, known as the couching or working thread, to tack down one or more laid threads, known as the couched threads. Bring the working thread up at 1 and insert at 2, over the laid threads to tack them down, bringing the needle back up at 3.…