Friday, 14 May 2010

Chapter 9 Threads and Stitchery

I stitched this sample of some of the different stitches available - flat - looped - chained - knotted and composite stitches.

a - darning
b - dot
c - stem
d - satin
e - herringbone
f - thorn
g - cross
h - chevron
i - arrowhead
j - buttonhole
k - fly
l - cretan
m - knotted cretan
n - knotted loop
o - double fly
p -braid
q - chain
r - open chain
s - wheat ear
t - feather
u - laced running
v - pekinese
w - interlaced running
x - rope
y - detached chain
z - basque
1 - bullion
2 - french knot
3 - whipped buttonhole

Next 2 samples of buttonhole and its variations.

a, b, d, e - variations on buttonhole stitch
g, h - up and down buttonhole
j, l - knotted buttonhole
k - crossed buttonhole


variations on buttonhole, up and down buttonhole and
crossed buttonhole

Finally rubbings of the relief surfaces


 Sample 1


Sample 2


Sample 3


Sample 4


Sample 5


Sample 6 


Sample 7

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