Antwerp and Buttonhole Picot Edge

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Edge

Other Names

 


Diagrams

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2.

Working left to right on the edge of the fabric, complete the desired number of Antwerp Edge stitches to form the base of the picot. Add one Buttonhole stitch.

Working right to left, make one Buttonhole stitch over the thread between each Antwerp Edge stitch knot.

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4.

Continue alternating the direction of work with each row and decreasing the number of Buttonhole stitches by one on each row until only one loop remains.

On the right edge of the picot, weave back to the edge of the fabric. Knot the Buttonhole stitch (added in Step 1) thereby completing the Antwerp Edge.

5.

Detail

At the edge, continue working Antwerp Edge stitches until ready to begin another picot. Repeat Steps 1-4.

Diagram source: Venessa Harrold, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group