blanket stitch

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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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Yellow Duffle Coat: pounds 45 Green, Pink and Yellow Floral Tunic: pounds 28 Tan Whip Stitch Satchel: pounds 22
We've never been parents who have gone there every whip stitch but if there were times perhaps where we've needed just to put a little hand on the tiller and go along there, everyone has always been supportive and made time for us.
Lorry drivers would pull up outside, leave their engines running, nip in for the usual and be out in a whip stitch, folically better off.
99, Warehouse's black turquoise stoned whip stitch belt, pounds 20, and Dorothy Perkins' tan wide stud belt, pounds 12.