Definition of straight stitch in English:

straight stitch

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noun

  • A single short separate embroidery stitch.
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    • 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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