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What is "Blanket Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

A decorative stitch used to finish an unhemmed blanket. The stitch can be seen on both sides of the blanket.
A closely spaced stitch that forms a line of closely spaced loops at the edge. It is used in embroidery for purely decorative purposes.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...

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