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featherstitch

feath·er·stitch

 (fĕth′ər-stĭch′)
n.
An embroidery stitch that produces a decorative zigzag line.

feath′er·stitch′ v.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

featherstitch

(ˈfɛðəˌstɪtʃ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a zigzag embroidery stitch
vb
(Knitting & Sewing) to decorate (cloth) with featherstitch
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

feath•er•stitch

(ˈfɛð ərˌstɪtʃ)

n.
1. an embroidery stitch producing a pattern of alternating branches along a central stem.
v.t.
2. to ornament by featherstitch.
[1825–35]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

featherstitch


Past participle: featherstitched
Gerund: featherstitching

Imperative
featherstitch
featherstitch
Present
I featherstitch
you featherstitch
he/she/it featherstitches
we featherstitch
you featherstitch
they featherstitch
Preterite
I featherstitched
you featherstitched
he/she/it featherstitched
we featherstitched
you featherstitched
they featherstitched
Present Continuous
I am featherstitching
you are featherstitching
he/she/it is featherstitching
we are featherstitching
you are featherstitching
they are featherstitching
Present Perfect
I have featherstitched
you have featherstitched
he/she/it has featherstitched
we have featherstitched
you have featherstitched
they have featherstitched
Past Continuous
I was featherstitching
you were featherstitching
he/she/it was featherstitching
we were featherstitching
you were featherstitching
they were featherstitching
Past Perfect
I had featherstitched
you had featherstitched
he/she/it had featherstitched
we had featherstitched
you had featherstitched
they had featherstitched
Future
I will featherstitch
you will featherstitch
he/she/it will featherstitch
we will featherstitch
you will featherstitch
they will featherstitch
Future Perfect
I will have featherstitched
you will have featherstitched
he/she/it will have featherstitched
we will have featherstitched
you will have featherstitched
they will have featherstitched
Future Continuous
I will be featherstitching
you will be featherstitching
he/she/it will be featherstitching
we will be featherstitching
you will be featherstitching
they will be featherstitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been featherstitching
you have been featherstitching
he/she/it has been featherstitching
we have been featherstitching
you have been featherstitching
they have been featherstitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been featherstitching
you will have been featherstitching
he/she/it will have been featherstitching
we will have been featherstitching
you will have been featherstitching
they will have been featherstitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been featherstitching
you had been featherstitching
he/she/it had been featherstitching
we had been featherstitching
you had been featherstitching
they had been featherstitching
Conditional
I would featherstitch
you would featherstitch
he/she/it would featherstitch
we would featherstitch
you would featherstitch
they would featherstitch
Past Conditional
I would have featherstitched
you would have featherstitched
he/she/it would have featherstitched
we would have featherstitched
you would have featherstitched
they would have featherstitched
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in periodicals archive ?
Serrated edges call for a featherstitch, stamen and pistils, for french knots.
Kate Watsaw Ordway, an Abenaki woman, featherstitched around each piece in red embroidery thread, over the whipstitching.