blanket stitch

blanket stitch
noun Date: 1880 a buttonhole stitch with spaces of variable width used on materials too thick to hem • blanket-stitch transitive verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Blanket stitch — A buttonhole stitch worked wide apart on the edge of material, as blankets, too thick to hem. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blanket stitch — ► NOUN ▪ a buttonhole stitch used on the edges of material too thick to be hemmed …   English terms dictionary

  • blanket stitch — n. a kind of buttonhole stitch with the stitches spaced relatively far apart, used to reinforce the edge of thick material, as that used for blankets …   English World dictionary

  • Blanket stitch — The Blanket Stitch is a stitch used to reinforce the edge of thick materials. It is also called a whip stitch. It is defined as A decorative stitch used to finish an unhemmed blanket. The stitch can be seen on both sides of the blanket. This… …   Wikipedia

  • blanket-stitch — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: blanket stitch : to sew or finish with blanket stitches * * * /blang kit stich /, v.t., v.i. to sew using a blanket stitch. [1955 60; v. use of BLANKET STITCH] …   Useful english dictionary

  • blanket-stitch — /blang kit stich /, v.t., v.i. to sew using a blanket stitch. [1955 60; v. use of BLANKET STITCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • blanket stitch — noun a) A strong stitch, similar to a buttonhole stitch, used to finish and reinforce the edges of blankets etc. b) A similar, more decorative stitch. See Also: blanket stitch …   Wiktionary

  • blanket-stitch — transitive verb see blanket stitch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blanket-stitch — verb To sew (something) using a blanket stitch …   Wiktionary

  • blanket stitch — noun a strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material; similar to buttonhole stitch • Hypernyms: ↑sewing stitch, ↑embroidery stitch …   Useful english dictionary

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