hemstitch definition

  • noun:
    • A decorative stitch frequently bordering a hem, as on a handkerchief, created by drawing out a number of parallel threads and getting collectively the cross threads in uniform groups.
    • Needlework for which this stitch is used.
    • an embroidery stitch where synchronous threads are attracted collectively in teams
    • The decorative at risk of a hem in linen or cotton materials, produced by drawing out a few threads operating parallel into the hem and getting together in groups those operating one other way.
    • a stitch which parallel threads tend to be attracted and revealed threads are caught collectively in groups
    • embroidery much like drawnwork
  • verb-transitive:
    • To ornament or embroider with hemstitches.
    • To ornament in the head of a diverse hem by drawing-out various parallel threads, and fastening the cross threads in successive little groups.
  • verb:
    • to sew or embroider applying this stitch
    • stitch with hemstitches
  • others:
    • To ornament with a hemstitch.

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