This section is from the book "Scientific Sewing And Garment Cutting", by Antoinette Van Hoesen Wakeman. Also available from Amazon: Scientific Sewing And Garment Cutting: For Use In Schools And In The Home.
The third design is composed of the flannel stitch and two lines of hemming. In beginning this design, count four threads from the last line of backstitching, and put in a line of hemming in red. Count two threads from this line of hemming, and put in a line of flannel stitching in blue marking-cotton. Again count two threads, and put in a second line of hemming.
Of what stitches is the third design composed? Ans. It is composed of the flannel stitch and hemming.
How are they arranged? Ans. There is a line of flannel stitching in blue with a line of hemming in red on either side.
How far from the last design is the first line of hemming? Ans. Four of the canvas threads.
How far from the line of hemming is the flannel stitch? Ans. Two canvas threads.
What completes this design? Ans. A line of hemming, two canvas threads from the line of flannel stitching.