saddle stitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n saddle stitch a decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color
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Usage

In literature:

Even saddle skirts for the cavalry were made of heavy cotton strongly stitched.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
Saddle-skirts, too, were made of heavy cotton cloth strongly stitched.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
Ornamental stitching about the seat and safe of a saddle is equally out of date.
"The Horsewoman" by Alice M. Hayes
Every muscle in Ruth's body ached; she had a horrid stitch in her side and swayed uncertainly in the saddle.
"The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge" by Margaret Vandercook
The saddler remembers not every stitch he took while an apprentice, yet each stitch helped form the saddle.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
I do not like the appearance of much stitching about a saddle.
"Ladies on Horseback" by Nannie Lambert
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In news:

He began stitching harness and moved on to doing harness repair and saddle repair.
Looks like I may be in need of a shop that can handle replacing the fleece on the underside of a western saddle & re-stitching the horn.
Offset Binding: Saddle Stitch Bleed: No charge.
As many as 12 signatures are placed onto individual saddles and directed into a large stitching drum.
The HOF-400 can be connected to the SPF-200 Series Bookletmaker and the StitchLiner 5500 for saddle stitching of digitally printed output at speeds up to 45,000 sheets per hour.
When the last subset arrives, the saddle conveys the completed book block to the stitching area for jogging and stitching .
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