This section is from the book "Text-Book On Domestic Art", by Carrie Crane Ingalls. Also available from Amazon: Textbook On Domestic Art: With Illustrations And Drafts.
Draw or buy design for battenburg, for center piece, collar, fan or any pattern desired, to contain 12 square inches of embroidery.
From the sampler stitches and others explained, make lace piece.
If made for a linen center, trace inner edge of battenburg braid, with the linen laid smoothly on underside, the length of design on straight of goods. Cut baste threads on braid, and remove carefully. Mount center on linen, hemming on either side of braid, with the raw edges turned in. Press on wrong side. Attach name and date.