blanket stitch


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Related to blanket stitch: buttonhole stitch, chain stitch, Whip stitch

blanket stitch

n.
A buttonhole stitch used for edging around heavy material.

blank′et-stitch′ v.
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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)
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Place 2 template H owls together, wrong sides together, and hand stitch a blanket stitch around the edges of the owl.
The blanket stitch darn is really only appropriate for darning socks, as it tends to make a small "bubble" of thread--perfect for sock heels and toes, but clumsy on flat surfaces.
Stitch the inner hexagon using a blanket stitch followed by another hexagon using a running stitch.
Stitch down with machine blanket stitch in matching thread.
Because this stitch runs along the seam and not over the seam, it's protected from nicks and cuts that would unravel a whipstitch or blanket stitch. Be sure to practice the stitch on scrap material before using your valuable home-tanned leather.
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Sew the edges of the slit using buttonhole or blanket stitch to keep the fabric from unravelling.
It is made from felt and is edged with a simple blanket stitch which adds a subtle detail to the design.
The DB9 has an Ashen Blonde exterior, while the interior features pearl leather, a Piano Ice Mocha facia and a blanket stitch passing through the centre.
Call's family takes a creative approach to Christmas stockings: On the night before Christmas Eve, they make new stockings by sewing together large pieces of felt (inexpensive at any craft store) using a simple blanket stitch.