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running stitch

Syllabification: run·ning stitch

Definition of running stitch in English:

noun

A simple needlework stitch consisting of a line of small even stitches that run in and out through the cloth without overlapping.
Example sentences
  • For hand appliqué, outline the flowers and leaves with three strands of embroidery floss using a backstitch, running stitch or stem stitch.
  • The stitches need some consideration and the contemporary ones were: stem-stitch, outline-stitch, threaded running-stitch, running stitch, split-stitch, chain-stitch, couching, and surface couching.
  • Leaving a long yarn tail at each end, use the tapestry needle, yarn and a 3/8' long running stitch to stitch the pillow front to the back 2' from the edges, leaving a 4' opening in one edge center.

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