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What is "Fill Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

Series of parallel running stitches commonly used to cover large areas. Different fill patterns can be created by altering the angle, length, and repeat sequence of the stitches.
Running stitches laid in rows from edge to edge of the given area to fill. Usualy used to fill in larger areas. Consists of two densities (see Density and Stitch Length), spacing between the rows of stitching and the length of each stitch in the row and the partition lines which are used to place the stitches of each row in relationship to the stitches of the previous row. Also called Ceeding and Tatami stitches, geflect stitch.

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