Sunday, January 18, 2009

BUTTONHOLE STITCH:---This stitch is used as an edging or as a part of a design it is also used in cut work and applique work. It is worked between a pair of lines the work should be done from left to right stitching towards you. Bring thread out on the lower line insert needle in position on upper line and take a down ward stitch with the thread under the needle point Draw out the thread Stitches may be of the same size or of different length at regular distances or grouped and spaced as desired . Two or three rows are worked on top of each other using different shades of colour.

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