Catch-stitch is a kind of cross-stitch, used to secure the edges of flannel.


A long-eyed needle, a knot of split zephyr, and a piece of canvas.

Fig. 89.

Fig. 89. - Showing catch-stitches, and the needle in position; the straight lines represent the threads of the canvas.

Fig. 90.

Fig. 90. - Showing a corner turned, and the needle in position for turning a corner.