The stitches in sewing can be easily learnt on canvas, using bright-colored single or split zephyr, according to the quality of the canvas.

Fig. 10.

Fig. 10. - Showing different stitches taken on canvas.

Fig. 10 represents a corner of a square of canvas, with the stitches taken in the following order: -

1. Uneven basting.

2. Running.

3. Stitching.

4. Overcasting.

5. Overhanding.

6. Catch-stitch.

7. Button-hole stitch.

8. Darning.

9. The edges are worked with the blanket or loop-stitch.