embroidery stitch

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

Synonyms:
sewing stitch
Types:
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backstitch
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
cross-stitch
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
hemming-stitch
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
picot
an edging of small loops, as on lace or ribbon
quilting
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
lockstitch
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
Type of:
stitch
a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing

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