satin stitch

satin stitch
noun Date: 1664 an embroidery stitch worked in parallel lines so closely and evenly as to resemble satin

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  • Satin stitch — In sewing and embroidery, a satin stitch or damask stitch is a series of flat stitches that are used to completely cover a section of the background fabric. [Reader s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework . The Reader s Digest Association, Inc.… …   Wikipedia

  • satin stitch — noun flat stitches worked so closely as to resemble satin • Hypernyms: ↑sewing stitch, ↑embroidery stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • satin stitch — a long, straight embroidery stitch worked closely parallel in rows to form a pattern that resembles satin. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • satin stitch — noun a long straight embroidery stitch, giving the appearance of satin …   English new terms dictionary

  • satin stitch — /ˈsætn stɪtʃ/ (say satn stich) noun an embroidery stitch in close parallel lines, which gives a satiny finish …   Australian English dictionary

  • satin — n., adj., & v. n. a fabric of silk or various man made fibres, with a glossy surface on one side produced by a twill weave with the weft threads almost hidden. adj. smooth as satin. (satined, satining) give a glossy surface to (paper).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stitch — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 in sewing ADJECTIVE ▪ decorative, embroidery ▪ hand, machine ▪ blanket, chain, cross, running …   Collocations dictionary

  • Straight stitch — Straight or Flat stitch is a class of simple embroidery and sewing stitches in which individual stitches are made without crossing or looping the thread.Enthoven, Jacqueline: The Creative Stitches of Embroidery , Van Norstrand Rheinhold, 1964,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross-stitch — This article is about the embroidery style called cross stitch or counted cross stitch. For specific crossed stitches used in needlework, see cross stitches. Cross stitch sampler, Germany, 1735. Cross stitch is a popular form of counted thread… …   Wikipedia

  • Chain stitch — For the technique used to shorten rope or cable for storage or while in use, see Chain sinnet. Traditional embroidery in chain stitch on a Kazakh rug, contemporary. Chain stitch is a sewing and embroidery technique in which a series of looped… …   Wikipedia

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