Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1930 POR - Needlework Badge


Must make her name in cross-stitch.

Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, button-hole, darning, stem, French knots.

Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.

Make a garment for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This must be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1931 POR - Needlework Badge


Must make her name in cross-stitch.

Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, button-hole, darning, stem, French knots.

Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.

Make a garment for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This must be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1932 POR - Needlework Badge


Make her name in cross-stitch.

Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, button-hole, darning, stem, French knots.

Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.

Make a garment for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.

1935 POR - Needleworker Badge


Make her name in cross-stitch.

Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, button-hole, darning, stem, French knots.

Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.

Make a garment for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1938 POR - Needleworker Badge


Know three of the following stitches: 

Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch.

Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.

Make a garment, showing hemming stitch, for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1939 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know three of the following stitches: 

Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch.

(Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.)

2) Make a garment, showing hemming stitch, for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1943 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanked-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch.

(Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.)

2) Make a garment, showing hemming stitch, for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1947 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch.

(Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.)

2) Make a garment, showing hemming stitch, for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1950 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know three of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch.

(Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large.)

2) Make a garment, showing hemming stitch, for a child or doll, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1953 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know six of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch, lazy-daisy.  

(Some of this may be done as a sampler, and all should be done large).

2) Make a garment showing hemming stitch, for a child, and ornament it with one of the above stitches.  (This should be made without help, except for cutting out.)

1957 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know six of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch, lazy-daisy.  

Mote: The stitches are to be large, some of them may be shown worked into a sampler.

2) Make a garment for a child showing hemming stitch; ornament it with one of the stitches named in Clause 1.  

Note: Help may be given with the cutting out.

1960 POR - Needleworker Badge


1) Know six of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather-stitch, blanket-stitch, darning, stem, cross-stitch, lazy-daisy.  

Mote: The stitches are to be large, some of them may be shown worked into a sampler.

2) Make a garment for a child showing hemming stitch; ornament it with one of the stitches named in Clause 1.  

Note: Help may be given with the cutting out.

1961 (July) POR - Needleworker Badge

1) Know six of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather, blanket, darning, stem, cross, lazy-daisy.  

Mote: The stitches are to be large, some of them may be shown worked into a sampler.

2) Make a garment for a child showing hemming stitch; ornament it with one of the stitches named in Clause 1.  

Note: Help may be given with the cutting out.


1964 (March) POR - Needleworker Badge

1) Know six of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather, blanket, darning, stem, cross, lazy-daisy.  

Mote: The stitches are to be large, some of them may be shown worked into a sampler.

2) Make a garment for a child showing hemming stitch; ornament it with one of the stitches named in Clause 1.  

Note: Help may be given with the cutting out.

1965 (July) POR - Needleworker Badge

1) Know six of the following stitches: Chain, herringbone, feather, blanket, darning, stem, cross, lazy-daisy.  

Mote: The stitches are to be large, some of them may be shown worked into a sampler.

2) Make a garment for a child showing hemming stitch; ornament it with one of the stitches named in Clause 1.  

Note: Help may be given with the cutting out.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Needleworker Badge


1) Work four of the following stitches: 

chain, blanket, stem, cross, fly, running and herringbone.

The stitches may be large and they may be shown worked into a sampler.

2) Make an apron or a tray cloth or some other useful article, decorating it with one or more of the stitches named in clause 1.  The hem may be held down either by hemming or by a decorative stitch.

3) Be able to place correctly on material a simple paper pattern, such as one used for a ball or similar article.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Needleworker Badge


1) Know and use in the following clauses four of these stitches: chain, blanket, stem, cross, fly, running.

2) Make an article of your own choice, you can use a sewing machine if you wish.

3) Use a simple paper pattern to make a ball or similar article, and be prepared to show the tester how the pattern was placed on the fabric.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Needleworker Badge

1) Make a bookmark, purse, beach bag or place mat decorated with four of the following stitches: chain, blanket, stem, cross, fly, satin, threaded running, whipped running.
2) Make a useful article of your own choice.  You may use a sewing machine if you wish.
3) Use a simple pattern to make a ball or similar article, and show the tester how the pattern was placed on the fabric.
4) Sew a button on to a garment.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Needleworker Badge


1) Make a bookmark, purse, beach bag or place mat decorated with four of the following stitches: chain, blanket, stem, cross, fly, satin, threaded running, whipped running.

2) Make a useful article of your own choice.  You may use a sewing machine if you wish.

3) Use a simple pattern to make a ball or similar article, and show the tester how the pattern was placed on the fabric.

4) Sew a button on to a garment.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Needleworker Badge

1) Make a bookmark, purse, beach bag or place mat decorated with four of the following stitches: chain, blanket, stem, cross, fly, satin, threaded running, whipped running.
2) Make a useful article of your own choice.  You may use a sewing machine if you wish.
3) Use a simple pattern to make a ball or similar article, and show the tester how the pattern was placed on the fabric.
4) Sew a button on to a garment.
Needleworker becomes a Staged Badge.
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