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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.

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