Spaced Buttonhole

Structural Category

Looped

Specific Usage

Edge; Surface

Other Names

Blanket; Open Buttonhole; Simple Buttonhole

Comments

This stitch is the same as a Buttonhole stitch except a space is left between each stitch. It is frequently used over an edge.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 101.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 101.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 12.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 17.
Wilson, Erica. Erica Wilson's Embroidery Book, p. 70.