Shaded Button Holes
ILLUSTRATIONS 88 & 89.--Shaded button-holes are worked like the
others, only they are prepared, as can be seen in illustration 89, so
as to mark the thickness. The stitches must gradually get narrower or
wider, and be worked very close to each other.
Two Leaves in Raised Satin Stitch
ILLUSTRATIONS 90 & 91 (Two Leaves in Raised Satin Stitch).--In
a leaf like the one seen in 90 work first the outline and veining in
overcast stitch; work one half of the leaf in satin stitch, and the
other half between the overcast outline and veining in back stitch.
The stem of a leaf is always worked last.
Two Leaves in Satin Stitch and Point de Plume
ILLUSTRATIONS 92 & 93 (Two Leaves in Satin Stitch and Point de
Plume).--For leaves like the one seen in 93 begin with the
veinings, then work the inner points, then the outer ones, and lastly
the raised spots in the centre. The leaf seen in 92 is worked, one
half in point de plume, the other half in back stitch or