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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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Continue working blanket stitches over the edge of the hole, until you've come back to your first stitch.
"The surgeons had to use big blanket stitches to try to cut the blood supply.
* use applique and running and blanket stitches in an artwork.