Cloth darning is used to strengthen worn places, or to draw together the edges of a tear or cut.

Straightway-Darn.

Materials

No. 9 needle, No. 80 red, blue and pink thread, and two pieces of cotton cloth, each three inches and a half square.

Fig. 68.

Fig. 68. - Showing the cloth prepared by running lines, for practice in darning a straightway-tear; the blue thread representing the tear.