Definition of whipstitch in English:


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  • An overcast stitch.
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    • Secure the facing to the twill tape with small, close whipstitches.
    • Using a simple whipstitch, and catching just the centers or the hidden layers of the ribbon, stitch the ribbon flowers over the green leaf trim at the lace upper edge.
    • A whipstitch of alternating 2-and 4mm bites was applied to each edge of the tendon.


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  • Sew (something) with overcast stitches.
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    • Cross the tape ends under the hook, then pin and whipstitch them to the garment.

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