Materials: Braid; Messrs. Walter Evans
and Co.'s Mecklenburg thread Nos. 16 and 12.
This beautiful star will be found
useful for other purposes than as a toilette cushion cover, and is
worked as follows:--English rosette in centre; Sorrento wheels in the
4 ovals, worked with No. 12 thread; point de Bruxelles ground, worked
with No. 16; braid edged by dotted Venetian edges. The eight spaces
may be filled with 2 or 4 contrasting stitches, taking care that they
contrast well, and are placed alternately, and worked in No. 12.