Definition of tent stitch in English:

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tent stitch


[mass noun]
A series of parallel diagonal stitches: the design can be worked in either half-cross or tent stitch
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  • That the panel on the easy chair is in satin stitch and Mr. Holzer's is in tent stitch cannot obscure the amazing similarities of these two extremely rare upholstery masterpieces.
  • Details on how to work tent stitch in rows and also in columns are indicated in the viewing frame below.
  • Pictorial slips with fruit, flowers and insects were worked in tent stitch and applied to pillow covers.

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