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.

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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Use matching thread and a machine blanket stitch to sew around the patches.
Use felted wool for the applique to eliminate the need for turned edges and even fusible web if you choose-just stitch around the raw edge with a blanket stitch by hand or machine.
Using a blanket stitch (see "Link Leather Seams with a Blanket Stitch," below), sew the short ends of the rectangular pieces of fabric together.
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.
Use a blanket stitch around the outside edges to sew them together, leaving a 1-inch opening along one side.
Simply cut two pieces of felt (large enough to cover an egg) and sew together using blanket stitch.
Either hand-sew all around the edges with blanket stitch, or machine-sew them on using the zigzag setting.
net) All heart Part of her blanket stitch design this stunning fine china cake stand from Jan Constantine is an ample size for all your cakes and biscuits and very patriotic.