backstitch

Definitions of backstitch
1

n an overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one

Type of:
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch
a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather

v do backstitches

Type of:
run up, sew, sew together, stitch
fasten by sewing; do needlework

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