DRAWN-THREAD AND WHITE WORK RHODIAN RICHELIEU AND HEDEBO " Be rich in patience
thou in goods be poor."
of the pretty delicate lace stitches
which look on a
in fine lace threads,
net or cambric foundation, can be used with admirable spaces and the covering of
effect for the filling in of
some of the coarser stuffs worked in wools and thick threads they lose their filmy and lace-like appearance, and can be adapted quite nicely to the more utilitarian articles. The arrangement of the stitches
be chosen to suit
kinds of materials
be very open or only partly
but as a
rule, the simpler
these surface stitches are, the better they look.
main idea being to bring the background
into tone with
the rest of the work, the worker should choose a stitch
have just the amount of colour to give the
right tint or shade to the material.
to tone in the
or groups of spots,
Diapers are also
be represented by French
knots or bullion knots, flower or leaf sprigs worked in loop stitch, and
simple types of darning
requisitioned for the purpose.
Interlacing patterns can
two or more 134