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Flossy Touches: Embroidered Borders {Vintage}

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 [1]

Vintage Border Designs - Click To View A Larger Size

Basic Stitches

Basic Embroidery Stitches Used In Borders - Click To View A Larger Size [2]

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

Source: The New Encyclopedia Of Modern Sewing (1946)