The first stitch is a single herringbone and then filled in the curve with closed herringbone making bigger stitches on the outside curve. I suggest you draw the shape/curve you want onto the fabric. It is quick and easy to do and can be used 'as is' or a

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Borage and a Honeysuckle - Corded Detached Buttonhole in Elizabethan Embroidery Ladder stitch


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