Handbook of Embroidery

1880, by L. Higgin, edited by Lady Marian Alford






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Handbook of Embroidery by L. Higgin
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Stitches Used in Frame Embroidery

Stitches used in Frame Embroidery.
Feather Stitch 37
Couching or Laid Embroidery 39
Net-patterned Couching 41
Brick Stitch 41
Diaper Couchings 42
Basket Stitch 42
Spanish Embroidery 43
Cross Stitch 45
Simple Cross Stitch 46
[Pg xii]Persian Cross Stitch 46
Burden Stitch 50
Stem Stitch 51
Japanese Stitch 51
Tambour Work 51
Opus Anglicum 52
Cut Work 54
Inlaid Appliqué 54
Onlaid Appliqué 54
Gold Embroidery 57
Backing 58
Stretching and Finishing 59
Embroidery Paste 59
Cleaning 60