Definition of straight stitch in English:

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straight stitch

noun

A single short separate embroidery stitch.
Example sentences
  • Basic hand-sewing techniques were demonstrated: a whip stitch and a straight stitch, along with how to thread a needle and make a knot.
  • For machine appliqué, set the sewing machine for a medium-length straight stitch and stitch around each petal and leaf outer edge, tracing the petal shapes.
  • Stitch with the straight stitches on the extended section, barely catching the fold with the left swing of the needle.

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