ladder stitch

Origin of ladder stitch

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for ladder stitch

Historical Examples of ladder stitch

  • Any design that is uniformly narrow can be carried out in ladder-stitch.

  • Ladder-stitch occurs in the cusped shapes framing certain flowers in Illustration 72, embroidered all in blue silk on linen.

    Art in Needlework

    Lewis F. Day

  • In order to make your ladder-stitch (G) square at the end, you begin by making a bar of the width the stitch is to be.

    Art in Needlework

    Lewis F. Day