whipstitching

Definitions of whipstitching
  1. noun
    a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
    synonyms: whipping, whipstitch
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    types:
    overcast, overcasting
    a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
    type of:
    embroidery stitch, sewing stitch
    a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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