If a piece of blanket is used, finish the edges with the blanket stitch which is described in Chapter twelve of the book.
It is known as blanket stitch, and is used for the marking of such things.
The blanket stitch is a favourite for working the edge of flannel skirts or quilted covers.
Bring to school some article on which the blanket stitch is used in some way.
Work the blanket stitch all around four sides with the heavy brown linen or cotton thread.
If desired the edge can be padded before working with the blanket stitch.
The blanket stitch is used generally for blanket edges which are not hemmed.
Work a brass ring with the blanket stitch, using a strand of the wicking and sew it to one of the corners.
The loop is worked from left to right with the blanket stitch the same as the bar of the buttonhole.
Suppose you plan to make the block pattern of the blanket stitch all around the edge of the table runner.