topstitch

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top·stitch

 (tŏp′stĭch′)
tr.v. top·stitched, top·stitch·ing, top·stitch·es
To sew a row of stitching close to the seam or edge of (a garment) on the outer side of the fabric.
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topstitch

(ˈtɒpstɪtʃ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a sewing stitch used to secure and decorate the edges of garments
vb (tr)
(Knitting & Sewing) to stitch (something) using topstitch
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top•stitch

(ˈtɒpˌstɪtʃ)

v.t.
1. to sew a line of stitches on the face side of (a garment or the like) alongside a seam.
n.
2. a line of such stitches.
[1945–50]
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Back then, it felt like I was the only one in my crew tackling topstitching. But now it feels like I can't flip on the TV, scroll through Insta or stroll through the mall without hearing someone mention their not-so-secret passion for sewing.
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Embellishments came in the form of floral or metallic appliques, lace inserts or topstitching. While many women opted for skirts, others chose a more contemporary combination of terno top and fitted or wide-leg pants.
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The interior is made even more sportily exclusive by AMG Performance seats in Exclusive nappa leather in magma grey/ black with yellow contrasting topstitching, while the AMG Performance steering wheel in DINAMICA microfibre with yellow contrasting topstitching and the AMG matt carbon-fibre trim add further highlights.
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Eye-catching details in the interior include the petrol green surrounds of the air vents and the contrasting topstitching in petrol green.
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The A 45 features Artico man-made leather and Dinamica microfibre with red contrasting topstitching. In the CLA 45 is Red Cut black leather featuring red contrasting topstitching.
The model features carbon fibre exterior elements, including a front splitter, a fixed rear spoiler and a special hood taken from the SLS AMG Black Series with central air outlet, AMG forged alloy wheels, desingo diamond-pattern leather upholstery with silver topstitching, and high gloss carbon fibre trim.