laidworkA

Upon the ground threads, lay diagonal threads about one-quarter inch (6 mm) or less apart.

laidworkB

Take small stitches in a brick pattern over two of the diagonal threads as shown. This takes a bit of practise, but is not difficult.

laidworkC

Center of flower is executed with this stitch. It has also been padded heavily with course cotton thread similar to worsted weight yarn.

laidworkD

A similar stitch. Threads are laid horizontally. Small stitches are placed every sixth stitch of the ground threads over one thread only. Each row is alternated to form a brick pattern. It can also be stitched as the diagonal pattern in example one above, over two horizontal rows.