One side of the herringbone stitch should come just over the raw edge of the flannel.
Teach the herringbone stitch on the practice piece, and herringbone over the raw edges of the patch.
The feather-like branches are worked likewise in black silk in herringbone stitch.
Turn one fold three-eighths of an inch wide on the four sides of the large piece, baste and herringbone stitch the raw edge.
herringbone stitch over the raw edge of both sides of the seam.
The raw-edged hem, finished with the herringbone stitch, could be used in place of the plain hem, if desired.
Trim the edges of the patch smooth and herringbone stitch with ravelings around it.