Flat stitch

the process of wood engraving.

See also: Flat

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Caption: Photo 7: This bag dates from the turn of the 20th century and has a flat stitch background while the floral elements and the horse figure are beaded in contour.
The Gossamer is my simple flat stitch hat, that will fit in your purse or your pocket.
The seams of the sets are usually sewn right side out with stout sinew in a flat stitch. Figure 12 is a fine Sioux set probably collected in the 1860s or 1870s, showing a detail of the stitching.