running stitch


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running stitch

n.
One of a series of small, even stitches.

running stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) a simple form of hand stitching, consisting of small stitches that look the same on both sides of the fabric, usually used for gathering. Sometimes called: gathering stitch

run′ning stitch`


n.
a sewing stitch made by passing the needle in and out repeatedly with short, even stitches.
[1840–50]
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Noun1.running stitch - small, even, hand stitches run in and outrunning stitch - small, even, hand stitches run in and out
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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Hand quilting is done in a short running stitch with a single strand of thread that goes through all three layers.
A simple overhand stitch is easy to master, but even a basic running stitch (like a basting stitch) will do.
For the "Gramma" and "Mimi" tags, I used a running stitch around the tag, which leaves a dash pattern.
The blocks are quilted using embroidery floss and a large running stitch.
Create roof overhang by pinching top and side edges of roof tog along curved roof lines at front and back of train car and, with B, sew a running stitch 1/2" in from edge to hold shaping in place.
Scroll through websites such as Pinterest or Etsy and you'll find human portraits drawn in thread, colorfully embroidered crazy quilts, and new uses for simple stitches like the running stitch or French knot.
The running stitch quilting is worked with pale blue silk at an average of ten to twelve stitches per inch.
In the past women made kantha quilts by recycling old saris and dhotis (men's wraparounds) and stitching several layers of cloth together with a running stitch to make a simple throw or quilt.
Generally worked with running stitch, this simplest of all stitches was used in different arrangements to build a complex aesthetic.
With a needle and thread, make a running stitch Vn inch from the outside edge of the circle.
Vermicelli stitching, common on many quilts, is an alternative to the classic running stitch, which is done in straight lines.