Tailor's Buttonhole

Structural Category

Looped

Specific Usage

Edge

Other Names

Turkoman

Comments

This is similar to the ordinary Buttonhole stitch, but it has an extra twist that produces a double knotted edge.

Diagrams

For diagrams, see Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery, p. 229.


Bibliographic Sources

Enthoven, Jacqueline. The Stitches of Creative Embroidery,p. 229.
Snook, Barbara. Needlework Stitches, p. 13.
Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (1989), p. 27.