Buttonhole Join

Structural Category

Looped

Specific Usage

Join

Other Names

Buttonhole Insertion

Comments

Buttonhole stitches, evenly spaced or in groups, alternate from side to side to join two edges. Stitches may be placed closely together so no fabric shows between them.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 111.

Bibliographic Sources

Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 111.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 166.