Definition of blind stitch in English:

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blind stitch


[mass noun]
A sewing stitch producing stitches visible on one side only.
Example sentences
  • I then attached the fringe to the edges of the garment from the inside with steam-a-seam, then I used the blind stitch on the sewing machine and attached from the inside of the garment.
  • All wetsuits that have blind stitch are made in a similar way.
  • The blind stitch, often referred to simply as ‘hand sewing,’ is one of the most useful techniques for keeping that old interior intact on a budget.


(blind-stitch) [with object]
Sew (something) using blind stitches.
Example sentences
  • All hoods are glued and blind-stitched, have top vents, and feature taped seams on the 3mm face seal, which allows for trimming to a custom fit.
  • A blind-stitched seam looks similar to a flat-lock stitched seam although it would usually appear to be narrower in width.
  • Rethread the needle and, beginning at a bottom corner, blind stitch up the corner miter to the fabric upper edge.

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