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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:

A hydrophilic compound applied to a fiber or fabric which results in superior breathability and a moisture management system within the fabric that helps to maintain a comfortable body temperature...
The ability of a cloth to hold or pleat or a crease, which has been intentionally created, through the use of a heat treatment. Heat setting of thermoplastic fibers causes creases to be permanently...
The application of a size mixture to warp yarn. The purpose of this is to make the yarn smoother and stronger to withstand the strain of weaving, to provide an acceptable hand in the woven gray...
Is stronger than Plain Weave. Each weft wire alternatively crosses over two, then under two warp wires. Twill weave is usually used to accomodate a heavier than standard wire diameter in association...
From the French for "cat's eye." The luster of a piece of wood with a finish on it. Also known as luster or depth, chatoyance displays itself by the figure changing with different viewing angles and...

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