HyperDic: sewing_stitch

English > 1 sense of the expression sewing stitch:
NOUNartifactsewing stitch, embroidery stitcha stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
English > sewing stitch: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather.
Synonymembroidery stitch
NarrowerFrench knotA stitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabric
backstitchAn overlapping stitch made by starting the next / next stitch at the middle of the preceding one
bargello, flame stitchneedlepoint embroidery stitch that produces zigzag lines
baste, basting, basting stitch, tackingA loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
blanket stitchA strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material
buttonhole stitchA reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
chain stitchA looped stitch resembling the links of a chain
cross-stitchTwo stitches forming a cross or X
fagot stitch, faggot stitchThe stitch that ties a group of parallel threads together in fagoting
gros pointA needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
hemming-stitchA stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses
hemstitch, hemstitchingA stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
machine stitch, sewing-machine stitchA sewing stitch made by a sewing machine, sometimes using more than one thread
overhand stitchA stitch passing over an edge vertically
petit point, tent stitchA small diagonal needlepoint stitch
picotAn edging of small loops, as on lace or ribbon
quiltingstitching through layers of fabric and a filling so as to create a design
running stitchsmall, even, hand stitches run in and out
saddle stitchA decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color
satin stitchFlat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin
slip stitchA loose stitch catching only a thread or two of fabric
tailor's tackA loose, looped, sewing stitch used to transfer marking for darts, etc., from a pattern to material
whipstitch, whipping, whipstitchingA sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
BroaderstitchA link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing

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