A looped stitch used for edging buttonholes or pieces of material: the edges are worked in buttonhole stitch
More example sentences
- I could make thread shanks with buttonhole stitch as well as complete a neat French seam.
- The two main stitches used in creating needlelace are the buttonhole stitch and the overcast stitch.
- Here, the buttonhole stitch is being worked around in a circular shape.
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Syllabification: but·ton·hole stitch
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