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Ladder Hem Stitch

Schematic drawing of a ladder hem stitch. Schematic drawing of a ladder hem stitch.

The ladder hem stitch is another variant of the hem stitch, whereby the cloth is turned around after working a series of (common) hem stitches and a similar series is worked along the other side of the vertical clusters of threads.

See also the ladder stitch

Source: THOMAS, Mary (1934). Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, esp. pp. 112-113.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 9 September 2016).

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