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If you've got access to a scanner, try scanning your beadwork instead of photographing it! If it doesn't come out to your liking, try repositioning it on the scanner. Once scanned, it is easy to ad...
Herringbone by another name PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Ndebele and Herringbone are the same stitch. The stitch originated with the Ndebele (pronounced N-da-belly) tribe in South Africa - hence the name. However, once the stitch made it's way to America people saw how the design was similar to a cloth weave called herringbone. The word herringbone was easier to pronounce than ndebele so the name stuck. In the beading world using either name is fine.