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blanket stitch

n.
A buttonhole stitch used for edging around heavy material.

blank′et-stitch′ v.

blanket stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) a strong reinforcing stitch for the edges of blankets and other thick material
vb
to use blanket stitch to reinforce (the edges of blankets and other thick material)

blan′ket stitch`


n.
a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops are formed, used as a decorative finish for edges.
[1875–80]
blan′ket-stitch`, v.i., v.t.
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Noun1.blanket stitch - a strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick materialblanket stitch - a strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material; similar to buttonhole stitch
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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use applique and running and blanket stitches in an artwork.
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