Flossy Touches: Embroidered Borders {Vintage}

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You can add to your needle-and-thread versatility with a repertoire of the basic embroidery stitches. You’ll find no limit to their usefulness, from making a patch ornamental, a handkerchief more personal, a guest towel more inviting, to giving your wardrobe and your house furnishings, in general, a more precious look.

Here are several examples of attractive border designs using basic embroidery stitches (vintage patterns). You’ll find details of the stitches used at the bottom.

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Vintage Border Designs - Click To View A Larger Size

Vintage Border Designs - Click To View A Larger Size

Basic Stitches

Basic Embroidery Stitches Used In Borders - Click To View A Larger Size

Basic Embroidery Stitches Used In Borders - Click To View A Larger Size

Source: The New Encyclopedia Of Modern Sewing (1946)

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Published: July 8, 2009

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5 Comments to “Flossy Touches: Embroidered Borders {Vintage}”
  1. deborah shaw says:

    i realy want this ,i embroided when i was 15 and i loved it but forgot the stitches
    and how to start and finish them.

  2. sameera says:

    it’s really use full

  3. ruby says:

    1 word helpful ;)

  4. jackie says:

    Just love your vintage transfers & embroidery tutorials. Thank you!

  5. Patric says:

    Thanks… I help the stitches to my project thanks


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