sewing stitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sewing stitch a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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Usage

In literature:

Put some cotton between this and the lining, and sew them together with fine stitches.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Sew on a stout cord to the edges of the foundation, which are nearest the stretchers, setting the stitches, 3 or 4 c/m.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
In sewing on a four-hole button, the stitches should be made symmetrically, either parallel or crossed, but not both.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
The roll should be as fine as possible, the stitches short, the thread strong, and in sewing, every gather should be taken up.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
This sewing is all done from the back of the robe using an even over-hand stitch.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
If the book has many single leaves, or illustrations, it is sometimes necessary to whip-stitch each signature before sewing.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.
"Quilts" by Marie D. Webster
We went on; she whistling and stitching, I making semblance to sew.
"Curious, if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell
It is sometimes expedient, after having sewn half-way down, to begin to sew up from the tail end, so as to meet the other stitches.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
Sew the stitches of upper edges together with joining-stitch.
"Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet" by Anonymous
When she came to school neither she nor her mother could sew a stitch.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
The stitching which sews down the floss takes the direction of the scroll, &c., and gives drawing.
"Art in Needlework" by Lewis F. Day
Sew up the opening with a few long stitches.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
We went on; she whistling and stitching, I making semblance to sew.
"The Grey Woman and other Tales" by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
Now, when I want to make a pouch I do it in two minutes, without sewing a stitch.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Though her clothes were new, a girl can always find sewing and stitching.
"The Bartlett Mystery" by Louis Tracy
She had read till her eyes ached, and sewed on Christmas presents until she felt that she couldn't take another stitch.
"The Girl from Arizona" by Nina Rhoades
She could sew well if it was, for there are many hard and difficult stitches in that.
"Dorothy's Tour" by Evelyn Raymond
There was no lack of colour, or stitching, and sewings about the lady.
"A Prince of Dreamers" by Flora Annie Steel
He cut some of these stitches, laid the paper between the layers of cloth and sewed them together once more.
"Ashton Kirk, Secret Agent" by John T. McIntyre
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In poetry:

Stitch away, stitch away, sew them strong
For the lofty spars, where they belong;
Rope them tight and seam them true
So never a cupful of wind blows through.
"Sailmaker" by Bill Adams
Stitch them, Sails; aye, sew them tight
For the mad squall blowing in the maniac night;
Sew them to stand the beat of hail,
The lash of rain and the hurricane's flail.
"Sailmaker" by Bill Adams

In news:

Quilting with West Seattle Stitch & Sew.
Working on quilts at Stitch & Sew Studio.
Sew the sides closed using a basic stitch.
Revision of D5646 - 11 Standard Terminology of Basic Sewing Machine Stitches for Home Use.
Klimek is aware his sewing prowess is not something most grandfathers possess, but he is thrilled to stitch formals on deadline.
As they sew the pieces into a whole, so they stitch themselves into the patchwork of a community.
A small group of women cut, stitch and sew at Zede's sewing shop in Columbia.
At Holy Stitch, young people get sew motivated.
Maximum sewing speed is 2500 RPM (3000 RPM on the DNU-1541-7) and maximum stitch length is 9mm.
Sew straight stitch around edge to join pieces.
We provide a wide range of sewing machine classes, sewing lessons, sewing instruction, safety tips for the sewing machine, sewing machine how to, how to stitch, how to use sewing machine.
Learn how to sew a running stitch.
Students are putting their sewing skills to good use as they help people in the community, one stitch at a time.
Marcy Joswick demonstrates sandal making at the last Neighborhood Group meeting of the American Sewing Guild at the Sew Chic Stitching Lounge.
Learn how to sew a running stitch .
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In science:

He Likened a random graph to a sewing machine stitching together a space-time.
Event-Symmetric Physics
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