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ladder stitch Line breaks: lad¦der stitch

Definition of ladder stitch in English:


[mass noun]
A stitch in embroidery consisting of transverse bars.
Example sentences
  • Serge from the right side so the loops will be visible, or from the wrong side so the ladder stitches will show.

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