Saturday, October 11, 2014

Stitches on Saturday ~ Emboridary - Mrs Beetons Needlework

From Mrs Beeton's Needlework

141.--Convolvulus Leaf Insertion.


Materials: Muslin; Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s embroidery cotton No. 20.
The convolvulus leaves are worked in raised satin stitch, the veinings and stems in overcast stitch, the eyelet-holes in slanting overcast stitch.

142.--Insertion.



Materials: Muslin; Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s embroidery cotton No. 20.
This simple insertion is worked in raised satin stitch, the stems alone excepted; these are embroidered in overcast stitch.

143 and 144.--Two Patterns in Embroidery for Trimming Lingerie.

Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s embroidery cotton No. 20, and Mecklenburg thread No. 50.

These patterns are worked in point Russe and stitching; the spots in satin and knotted stitch. Illustration 143 is ornamented in the centre with lace stitches.

145 and 146.--Insertion.




Materials: Muslin; Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s embroidery cotton No. 16.

The two insertions, Nos. 145 and 146, are worked partly in satin stitch, partly in open-work embroidery, and are edged on either side with an open-work hem.
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