whipstitch

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whip·stitch

 (wĭp′stĭch′, hwĭp′-)
tr.v. whip·stitched, whip·stitch·ing, whip·stitch·es
To sew with overcast stitches, as in finishing a fabric edge or binding two pieces of fabric together.
n.
A stitch made in this manner.

whipstitch

(ˈwɪpˌstɪtʃ)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) a sewing stitch passing over an edge
2. slang US an instant; moment
vb
(Knitting & Sewing) (tr) to sew (an edge) using whipstitch; overcast

whip•stitch

(ˈʰwɪpˌstɪtʃ, ˈwɪp-)

v.t.
1. to sew with stitches passing over an edge in joining, finishing, or gathering.
n.
2. one such stitch.
[1585–95]

whipstitch


Past participle: whipstitched
Gerund: whipstitching

Imperative
whipstitch
whipstitch
Present
I whipstitch
you whipstitch
he/she/it whipstitches
we whipstitch
you whipstitch
they whipstitch
Preterite
I whipstitched
you whipstitched
he/she/it whipstitched
we whipstitched
you whipstitched
they whipstitched
Present Continuous
I am whipstitching
you are whipstitching
he/she/it is whipstitching
we are whipstitching
you are whipstitching
they are whipstitching
Present Perfect
I have whipstitched
you have whipstitched
he/she/it has whipstitched
we have whipstitched
you have whipstitched
they have whipstitched
Past Continuous
I was whipstitching
you were whipstitching
he/she/it was whipstitching
we were whipstitching
you were whipstitching
they were whipstitching
Past Perfect
I had whipstitched
you had whipstitched
he/she/it had whipstitched
we had whipstitched
you had whipstitched
they had whipstitched
Future
I will whipstitch
you will whipstitch
he/she/it will whipstitch
we will whipstitch
you will whipstitch
they will whipstitch
Future Perfect
I will have whipstitched
you will have whipstitched
he/she/it will have whipstitched
we will have whipstitched
you will have whipstitched
they will have whipstitched
Future Continuous
I will be whipstitching
you will be whipstitching
he/she/it will be whipstitching
we will be whipstitching
you will be whipstitching
they will be whipstitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whipstitching
you have been whipstitching
he/she/it has been whipstitching
we have been whipstitching
you have been whipstitching
they have been whipstitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whipstitching
you will have been whipstitching
he/she/it will have been whipstitching
we will have been whipstitching
you will have been whipstitching
they will have been whipstitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whipstitching
you had been whipstitching
he/she/it had been whipstitching
we had been whipstitching
you had been whipstitching
they had been whipstitching
Conditional
I would whipstitch
you would whipstitch
he/she/it would whipstitch
we would whipstitch
you would whipstitch
they would whipstitch
Past Conditional
I would have whipstitched
you would have whipstitched
he/she/it would have whipstitched
we would have whipstitched
you would have whipstitched
they would have whipstitched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whipstitch - a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
overcasting, overcast - a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
Translations

whipstitch

[ˈwɪpˌstɪtʃ] nsopraggitto
References in periodicals archive ?
Use needle and strong thread to make 3-4 whipstitches to sew the edges together to about 1/2" from the bottom (Fig.
In this particular instance she whipstitches the shirt she is making.