hemming-stitch
hemming-stitch \hemming-stitch\ n. a stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • hemming-stitch — noun a stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses • Hypernyms: ↑sewing stitch, ↑embroidery stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemming-stitch — n. stitch for sewing hems on skirts and dresses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemming-stitches — n. stitch for sewing hems on skirts and dresses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embroidery stitch — noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather • Syn: ↑sewing stitch • Hypernyms: ↑stitch • Hyponyms: ↑backstitch, ↑bargello, ↑flame stitch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewing stitch — noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather • Syn: ↑embroidery stitch • Hypernyms: ↑stitch • Hyponyms: ↑backstitch, ↑bargello, ↑flame stitch, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch stitch — noun 1. : kettle stitch 2. : a large cross stitch of uneven proportions used especially on bulky materials for finishing and hemming called also catstitch * * * Sewing. a large cross stitch used in finishing seams and in hemming. Also called… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slip-stitch knitting — is a family of knitting techniques that use slip stitches to make multiple fabrics simultaneously, to make extra long stitches, and/or to carry over colors from an earlier row. Contents 1 Basic methods 2 Double knitting with slip stitches 3… …   Wikipedia

  • Drop-stitch knitting — is a knitting technique for producing open, vertical stripes in a garment. The basic idea is to knit a solid fabric, then (deliberately) drop one or more stitches (i.e., draw a loop out from the loop below it, and so on repeatedly), producing a… …   Wikipedia

  • Dip stitch (knitting) — In knitting, a dip stitch is made by knitting into a stitch (or even the space between stitches) of an earlier row. The most common type of dip stitch is to knit into the row below, which may be used for visual effect or to increase the number of …   Wikipedia

  • catch stitch — Sewing. a large cross stitch used in finishing seams and in hemming. Also called catstitch. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

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