CHAPTER XI FRINGES AND TASSELS
HAND-MADE BRAIDS KNOTS AND PICOTS
them that they make them
fringes in the borders of
Fringes are used to form an ornamental border for various articles they seem to be the most natural finish ;
of the loosely-woven textures.
They can be
simple or elaborate
patterns, or they can be enriched with groups of coloured threads or beads.
The most simple
produced by the unravelling of the horizontal or weft threads. In planning out a piece of work to be finished off with a fringe, allow 6 or 7 inches for it or whatever depth is wanted finish it after the rest of the work has been completed, as the frayed edges are apt to get soiled and untidy if
draw a few threads at the head of the space and work a row of single hemstitching, large
single ply of material, but this stitching, while giving firmness, adds a decorative value and prevents the
loosening of the weft threads.
34 explains the
Published on Oct 27, 2016