overcasting definition

  • noun:
    • The act of sewing raw edges of product with lengthy, overlying stitches to stop raveling.
    • The sewing therefore done.
    • The stitch always overcast.
    • A bookbinders' method of oversewing, in hemstitch style, the sides of a section of solitary leaves. Its done to provide the section the pliability of folded two fold leaves.
    • In sewing, oversewing two edges of a fabric by whipping all of them collectively.
    • a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying a benefit to prevent raveling
  • verb:
    • provide participle of overcast.

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