Satin-stitch

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Satin-stitch an embroidery stitch, flat or raised, repeated in parallel lines, giving a satiny appearance and making both sides alike
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. satin (It. setino)—Low. L. setinus, adj.—L. seta, hair.

Usage

In literature:

Work in raised satin stitch.
"The Lady's Album of Fancy Work for 1850" by Unknown
This name is worked in satin stitch; the large dots may be worked with the eyelet-holes in fine overcast, the smaller dots in satin stitch.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
She was considered especially great in satin stitch.
"Memoir of Jane Austen" by James Edward Austen-Leigh
Satin stitch is perhaps the most commonly used of all stitches.
"Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving" by Grace Christie
Like satin stitch, all outlines are run with an even darning stitch, except the very small eyelet holes, made with a stiletto.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
It was worked entirely in flat satin stitch and eyelet holes, known as the "bird's eye" pattern.
"Chats on Old Lace and Needlework" by Emily Leigh Lowes
And I will have old English monograms in satin-stitch upon everything.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
Satin-stitch, however, need not be, and never was, confined to work upon silk or satin.
"Art in Needlework" by Lewis F. Day
The calyxes are worked in satin stitch with moss green silk, and the lilies-of-the-valley with white silk.
"Harper's Young People, May 18, 1880" by Various
We may employ floss-silk and satin-stitch for such works with safety.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
Mademoiselle sat placid beside us, doing her interminable and elaborate satin-stitch.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
It looked so sweet in the old satin stitch.
"Miss Marjoribanks" by Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant
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