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What is "Bean Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

A type of running stitch composed of three stitches placed back and forth between two points. Often used for outlining because it eliminates the need for repeatedly digitizing a single-ply running stitch outline. Sews much heavier than a single ply or two ply running stitch. Sews in a pattern of two stitches forward, one stich back, two stitches forward, one stich back, etc.
Three stitches placed back and forth between two points. Often used for outlining, because it eliminates the need for repeatedly digitizing a single-ply run stitch outline.

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