buttonhole stitch


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Related to buttonhole stitch: blanket stitch, satin stitch

buttonhole stitch

n.
A loop stitch that forms a reinforced edge, as around a buttonhole.

buttonhole stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing) a reinforcing looped stitch for the edge of material, such as around a buttonhole

but′tonhole stitch`


n.
a looped stitch used to strengthen and secure the edge of a material, as around a buttonhole.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buttonhole stitch - a reinforcing looped stitch for edges, as around a buttonhole
embroidery stitch, sewing stitch - a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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If threads are coming free without your help, or if rubbing the edges makes them come loose, it's better to work a blanket or buttonhole stitch, which offers a bit more protection for the vulnerable threads at the torn edge.
Buttonhole stitch completely covers the fabric edge, while blanket stitch is spaced.
variety of embroidery techniques, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, and
buttonhole stitch, or a mixture of both techniques.
This machine features a built-in needle threader that allows you to effortlessly thread the needle, a top drop-in bobbin that is easy to see and easy to thread, the new Sew Easy Foot that makes it easier than ever to sew straight seams, plus 32 built-in stitches that include basic, stretch, decorative and a 1-step buttonhole stitch. singerco.com
The buttonhole stitch is an overcast hand stitch that finishes a raw edge or adds decorative stitching to a finished edge, especially when both sides are visible.
Most modern sewing machines have a built-in four- or one-step automatic buttonhole stitch and buttonhole foot to create fast and accurate buttonholes.
Select a buttonhole stitch on the machine, and then stitch a buttonhole along each mark.
Buttonhole Stitch: This built-in stitch creates a buttonhole.