Tunisian Crochet may get overlooked in the corner sometimes, but the distinctiveness of its fabric warrants closer scrutiny. It combines a waffle-like grid with a squishy density that is just right for blankets, pillows, dishtowels, and these wa.
Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. It works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place. And, if you have a cording foot— the foot guides the thread as you sew.
Thanks for pinning this site. I've bookmarked it to study at leisure (which I don't have any of but this site is so instructive. Previous Pinner: This website has lots of upscale sewing projects - nice!