running stitch(redirected from running stitches)
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One of a series of small, even stitches.
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(Knitting & Sewing) a simple form of hand stitching, consisting of small stitches that look the same on both sides of the fabric, usually used for gathering. Sometimes called: gathering stitch
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a sewing stitch made by passing the needle in and out repeatedly with short, even stitches.
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