saddle stitch(redirected from saddle-stitches)
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1. A simple overcasting stitch, usually of a thread contrasting in color with the fabric, used primarily as ornament on clothing.
2. A stitch used in sewing together the leaves of a book at the fold lines, either with thread or wire.
a. an overcasting stitch, esp. one made with a strip of leather or cord.
b. a spaced running stitch in contrasting thread.