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An similar to Fig. 52, of

Book

Embroidery worked into a

circle of braid or a

row

not too closely worked button-holed material as

described on p. 138.

If

the circle

is

small, another

row

and drawn up by overcasting the inner be sufficient. The little wheels take up quite a large space themselves, but where such elaborate stitching is wanted they look very effective. Method : After the row of open loops has been made, overcast a single stitch into each loop and draw up the added to

this

circle will often

Fig.

54.

thread to tighten the circle

the

;

first

row

button-holing should be nicely spaced to leave the forming of the

little

The

wheels.

little

of

open

room

for

wheel-like

forms are woven in and out of the connecting stitches as

is

clearly

filling in

shown

a circle

is

in Fig. 54A.

as follows

:

Another method of a row of open

—Make

button-holing as Fig. 52, spaced widely, so that there may be eight or ten loops in the round. This done,

draw them up by overcasting one

stitch into each loop

;

then carry the thread back to the edge of the braid at the starting point of the

first

necessary to complete the

button-hole loop

first

146

this is

loop, the last half of

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