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What is "Jump Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

Movement of the pantograph without needle penetration, commonly used to get from one point in a design to another. No sewing occurs during a jump stitch.
Stitch in excess of 7mm used to "jump" (cut, going from one design to another) from one portion of the design to another.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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