Definition of overstitch in English:


Syllabification: o·ver·stitch
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌstiCH


A stitch made over an edge or over another stitch.
More example sentences
  • Finish the edges of the mat, using an overstitch.
  • In standard duvets and pillows the fabric may be stitched together on the outside using an overstitch.


Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈstiCH
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Sew with an overstitch.
More example sentences
  • It can be used for hems and also to overstitch other seams.
  • Overstitching the fly facing to the trouser topside, so as to secure the lining jointly therewith.

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