embroidery stitch

Definitions of embroidery stitch

n a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather

sewing stitch
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an overlapping stitch made by starting the next stitch at the middle of the preceding one
bargello, flame stitch
needlepoint embroidery stitch that produces zigzag lines
baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking
a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
blanket stitch
a strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material; similar to buttonhole stitch
buttonhole stitch
a reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
chain stitch
a looped stitch resembling the links of a chain; used in embroidery and in sewing
two stitches forming a cross or X
faggot stitch, fagot stitch
the stitch that ties a group of parallel threads together in fagoting
French knot
a stitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabric
gros point
a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
a stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses
hemstitch, hemstitching
a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
machine stitch, sewing-machine stitch
a sewing stitch made by a sewing machine, sometimes using more than one thread
overhand stitch
a stitch passing over an edge vertically
petit point, tent stitch
a small diagonal needlepoint stitch
an edging of small loops, as on lace or ribbon
stitching through layers of fabric and a filling so as to create a design
running stitch
small, even, hand stitches run in and out
saddle stitch
a decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color
satin stitch
flat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin
slip stitch
a loose stitch catching only a thread or two of fabric; designed to be invisible from the right side
tailor's tack
a loose, looped, sewing stitch used to transfer marking for darts, etc., from a pattern to material
whipping, whipstitch, whipstitching
a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
half cross stitch
a single cross stitch at a diagonal
lazy daisy stitch
long chain stitches arranged in flower patterns
machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread
overcast, overcasting
a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
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a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing

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