Decorative Flowers and Leaves
round, while a smaller one
be made by starting
with thirteen or fifteen chain and putting in fewer long trebles.
Wired Leaves (Fig. 69). Another type is made with two lengths
any wire covered
do so long as
are tied together in
the centre with green silk and then
bent into the form of a leaf and foot with silk or
fastened at the wool.
flax, or silk, or chenille, in
green, blue, or
FlG 6 9* As the weaving proceeds in and out, take care to push the rows closely together until the tip is reached pass the needle and thread twice round the tip and slip the needle down the centre to the stem, where the thread is wound round and round until it is firm and a sufficient length of stem is covered. Wired Flowers. Flowers may be made in the same way, each petal '
being treated as a leaf
five or six
are then tied together to form the
stem, and French or bullion knots
added in another colour to give stamens and pistil for the centre. A Useful Cord (Fig. 70).— Fig. 70 makes a very good finish Fig. 70.
for various purposes
made with double