ILLUSTRATION 101 (Blossom
in Satin Stitch).--The eyelet is worked in overcast stitch, then
work the upper part of the blossom all in one piece as far as the
beginning of the veining, thence the blossom is worked in two halves.
ILLUSTRATIONS 102 & 103 (Blossom
in Satin Stitch).--The raised centre of this flower is formed by
a bead, over which the embroidery is worked. When the leaves have been
worked one after the other, place a bead in the centre, left free in
such a manner that one hole lies on the material, and work over the
bead by inserting the needle into its upper hole, then underneath the
material, drawing it out above the material close to the bead, and so
on (see 103).
ILLUSTRATION 104 (Star Pattern in
Satin Stitch).--The centre, which forms a wheel, is worked first.
Draw the threads across the circle
marked by an outline; in the centre they are wound round, always
taking one thread on the needle and leaving the next thread
under the needle. The material underneath the wheel is only
cut away when the rest of the pattern has been embroidered.
ILLUSTRATIONS 105 & 106 (Patterns
in Back, Satin, and Ladder Stitches).--The small star in the
centre of No. 105 is worked in point de reprise.
ILLUSTRATION 107 (Flower in Satin
Stitch).--The fine veinings are worked with fine black silk in
point russe, which renders the effect of the flower very
ILLUSTRATIONS 108 & 109 (Rose
in Satin Stitch).--No. 109 shows one petal larger than full size.
The outer circle only is prepared with chain stitches underneath, so
as to appear raised; the inner circles are worked flat. The centre of
the rose is embroidered in open work.
ILLUSTRATION 110 (Embroidered
Heartsease).--Done in Knotted Stitch
ILLUSTRATION 111 (Flower
in Raised Satin Stitch).