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What is "Satin Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

Formed by closely arranged zig-zag stitches. Can be laid down at an angle with varying stitch length.
Satin stitch is usually done by machine, and is a popular stitch to finish off the edges of appliques.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A method of folding finished fabric in which the fabric is first folded in half widthwise, then folded back and forth in equal lengths. Finally, the fold edge on each side is folded to the inside,...
General term for a chair with a wooden seat and separate leg assembly and spindle back. Originated in the 17 century around Windsor, England and also popular in America. For other types of chairs,...
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More or less interchangeable with the term permanent press, but actually more precise. Durable press implies that the shape retention properties of a garment are excellent and durable for the life of...

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