Buttonhole and Vandyke Edge

Structural Category

Composite

Specific Usage

Edge

Other Names

 

Diagrams 

This stitch is worked on a folded edge.

1.

2.

Come up in the fold at A. Enter the fold at B and bring the needle out at C on the face, directly below B.

Hold the thread vertically and without going through the fabric slide the needle under AB from back to front.

3.

4.

Bring the needle down on the reverse of the fabric and come out on the face at D to the right of C. Keep the needle to the left of and over the vertical thread.

Hold the thread vertically and without going though the fabric slide it behind the crossed threads from back to front.

5.

6.

Bring the needle down on the reverse of the fabric and out at E to the right of D and left and over the vertical thread.

Repeat Steps 4 and 5 to the end of the row.

Diagram source: Pat Evans, revised by Venessa Harrold, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group