point coulé

16:51 Jul 31, 2007
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French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.) / Sewing Stitches
French term or phrase: point coulé
ST:

Point coulé - deux points avant et un point arrière, ce point machine est très solide et difficile à défaire.

Is anyone good with sewing?!

Thanks in advance
Rebecca Parker - Into English Ltd.
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:16


Summary of answers provided
5 +1bean stitch
Claire Chapman
4Running stitch
A Boukheit
3 +1back stitch
Rachel Fell
3slip stitch
Lori Cirefice
3stem / crewel stitch
Melzie


Discussion entries: 6





  

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stem / crewel stitch


Explanation:
http://atelierfeesbrodeuses-legouis.club.fr/dictionnairedesp...

http://www.singerco.com/resources/stitch_detail.html?content...

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the second is the better reference, as it's for a machine stitch

Melzie
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Running stitch


Explanation:
http://www.passion-crochet.com/lexique.html

A Boukheit
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disagree  Melzie: running stitch goes forwards, never back! R+C gives point de devant. on a machine the equivalent is called straight stitch
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agree  Claire Chapman: There is no law that a running stitch can't go backwards :-) This translation is better suited for hand sewing.
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slip stitch


Explanation:
first ghit

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http://hun.proz.com/kudoz/625395 also check here, there is a nice glossary link which may help for your other question as well

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Melzie has a good point about my refs - here's some further clarification to make my case :-) I've not found any machine sewing references to justify this, yet I do feel that the slip stich fits the context, as there is definitely a motion of going back after stitching forward. At least that's how I do it.

These are references for hand sewing, I could be wrong and this may not apply to machine sewing.

http://couturedetherese.site.voila.fr/page16.htm

shows image very similar to slip stitch image (below)

http://www.bobvila.com/HowTo_Library/Sewing_Fabric-Miscellan...






    Reference: http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/translation/French...
Lori Cirefice
France
Local time: 15:16
Native speaker of: English

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Melzie: this definition doesn't match the context: Loose stitch catching only a thread or two of fabric; designed to be invisible from the right side./ your ref is for crochet, not machine sewing.
1 hr

neutral  Tony M: And I don't believe 'slip sticth' can be regarded as a particularly strong stitch — quite the contrary, in fact.
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back stitch


Explanation:
sounds more like what you describe (though don't know if that's point coulé in Fr.) - a strong stitch; have a look at pics. here or at some of the sites:
http://images.google.co.uk/images?svnum=10&um=1&hl=en&client...

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I realise it mentions machine in the question...

Backstitch is most easily worked on an even-weave fabric, where the threads can be counted to ensure regularity, and is generally executed from right to left. The stitches are worked in a 'two steps forward, one step back' fashion, along the line to be filled, as shown in the diagram.
Neatly worked in a straight line this stitch resembles machine stitching.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backstitch

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here's a description and picture of point coulé in embroidery:

On se sert de deux aiguilles.
Avec la première, on fait sur le dessin un point devant allongé et lâche.
On pique la seconde aiguille au milieu du premier point, puis on réalise un surjet en la passant de haut en bas sous chaque point de devant, sans prendre le tissu.

http://mireilledlr.free.fr/broderie/divers/tea_coule.htm

Rachel Fell
United Kingdom
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Melzie: back stitch is one forwards, half back, as it were. (point arrière)
4 hrs
  -> Thank you Melzie

agree  Chantal Thomas (X)
13 hrs
  -> Thank you, Chantal
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bean stitch


Explanation:
I recognized this stitch from the description and then just needed to find a reference for you. It is a type of running stitch.

Textile Glossary.com
Bean Stitch
Three stitches placed back and forth between two points. Often used for outlining, because it eliminates the need for repeatedly digitizing a single-ply run stitch outline.
A type of running stitch composed of three stitches placed back and forth between two points. Often used for outlining because it eliminates the need for repeatedly digitizing a single-ply running stitch outline. Sews much heavier than a single ply or two ply running stitch. ***Sews in a pattern of two stitches forward, one stich back, two stitches forward, one stich back, etc.***
http://www.textileglossary.com/terms/bean_stitch.html


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As with any other sewing stitch, this stitch has more than one name. Another common name for it is the triple running stitch or, simply, triple stitch. Sometimes, it is called a straight stretch stitch in the context of sewing knits. Other times I've seen it referred to as a reinforcing stitch. However, that may too general a term since I've also seen the blanket stitch referred to as a reinforcing stitch.

Prodigi Embroidery Equipment – Glossary of Terms
Running Stitch – A series of single stitches forming a line. A Double Running stitch is a series of stitches forming a line and then coming back and running stitches over that same line. A Triple Running Stitch refers to a Bean Stitch.
http://www.midwestus.com/New2Industry/Terms.asp

Triple stitch is two forward and one back over to lock the stitch. It can be used for most seams.
http://www.glove.org/duello5.php

**The triple stitch is the straight stretch stitch**, which goes forward one stitch, then back one, and then forward one again. Everything is stitched three times. Using regular thread, this gives a nice line of top-stitching.
http://www.timmelfabrics.com/denim2.htm

bean stitch => triple point droit
http://rus.proz.com/kudoz/1540554

Claire Chapman
Local time: 09:16
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rachel Fell: could be - I know you know your stitches - http://www.ioline.com/Lit/300/301_Rev9.pdf
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Rachel, it's really nice of you to say so :-)
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