The Dictionary of Needlework [Vol. IV] by S F A Caulfeild; Blanche C Saward

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By S F A Caulfeild; Blanche C Saward

The dictionary of needlework, an encyclopaedia of inventive, simple, and fancy needlework, dealing absolutely with the main points of the entire stitches hired, the tactic of operating, the fabrics used, the that means of technical phrases, and, the place important, tracing the foundation and heritage of some of the works defined. Illustrated with upwards of 800 wooden engravings. undeniable stitching, textiles, dressmaking, home equipment, and phrases, via S. F. A. Caulfeild. Church embroidery, lace, and decorative needlework, by means of Blanche C. Saward. London, L. U. Gill, 1882

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S61, is Splice. 560 : ; — used to join the cords together without the join altering Fio. 501. Splice. Fig. 563. Enotting. the thickness of the line or a knot being made. Unravel the two ends to be joined, and put the mid-die strand of one end through the middle strand of the other, then under the second strand and over a third strand, and put each strand from the two cords in and out its pair cord of the other end, and wind them in and out for some distance, gradually reducing the number of strands, by pulling them through to the outside of the cord and cutting them.

Tion threads with Wholt: Loops work the Cover the founda- for the straight lines of the pattern, hut where the 'turns are made work in Half Loops upon the outer foundation line when the curve is outwards, and upon the inner foundation line when it is Make a length inwards. of the pattern to correspond with the length of the lace required, and then take the thread off the netting needle, and proceed to Crochet the — Kreuzstich Stickerei. The work known by this name is Cross Stitch upon thick materials.

This knot is used to tie together when both the ends are afterwards required for use, or when it is — important the knot does not slip. To make Twist one end over the other, take the end' »ot twisted, and turn it over the : Tie a tight Overhand Knot the right-hand end and pass and pull both ends end, it with the left end, then take over and under the left-hand tight. —A knot mucn used in all kinds of needlework for joining two ends together. To make Take the two ends to be joined, and cross the right end under the left, holding both in the left hand pass the long thread of the right end as a loop over the left forefinger, and put it between the ends and under the left thumb, then cross the ends again, holding them under the left thumb, and draw the loop over the left thread again, and draw the rigiithand long thread tight, whicl pulls the loop down upon TFeouer's Knot.

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