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Composite Stitches

Pekinese Stitch

Can be used as a line or border, or, as is commonly seen in Chinese embroideries, as filling. A more open variation of this stitch, Spaced Pekinese Stitch, has uses Back Stitches with gaps between (although Running Stitch would be just as effective).
Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, p 159 [Chinese Stitch, Pekinese Stitch*] The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p 51
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