slipstitch

Related to slipstitch: Whip stitch

slip·stitch

 (slĭp′stĭch′)
n.
A concealed stitch used for sewing together two layers of fabric, as with hems and facings, made by running the needle through the underside of the lesser piece and through a few threads of the main piece.
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The techniques used are even slipstitch and stitching straight seams.
Cover padded hangers with fabric, slipstitch the underside and ends and tie with ribbon.
Craig, Grand Evolution and Slipstitch are also on the bill, and special guests Tim Hansen and Scott Rybicki are set to join Carry the Zero for part of the night.
For a neat finish, slipstitch the bottom fabric piece to the cover or machine sew Velcro tape on to both parts.
The slipstitch is one of the most frequently used hand stitches for hemming, and with good reason.