the back and making a stitch, before running the stitches
along the outline to the point for the making of the next bar.
over in equal-
the flower centres are worked
finally the linen is cut
close to the button-
holed design with a sharp pair of embroidery scissors.
Point de Bruxelles (Fig. 52).â€”This which consists of a piece of Honiton braid with an edging, shows the working of one of the most elemen:
tary of the lace stitches. that
be seen at a glance
the familiar button-hole stitch worked in loose loops
stitch constantly in use with
forms a good foundation net,
backwards and forwards. Point de Bruxelles is frequently found in laces of different types as it may be worked closely or openly to suit various styles and designs. The stitches are worked into the loops of the previous row sometimes a strengthening thread is stretched from right to left, in which case the button-hole loops are worked from left
to right over this thread, as well as into the loops of
the upper row.
beautiful varieties of
patterns for covering spaces or openwork
by varying some and duplicating others (Fig. 53). What is known as double-net stitch has two button-hole stitches worked into each of the loops of the previous row. When used as a surface stitch worked in coarse this simple foundation stitch,
the grouping of