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What is "Blind Stitch" - Definition & Explanation

A hand-sewn stitch alternating from one side of a seam to the other. When properly done, none of the thread shows. Often used to attach outside back panels, to sew the 4th side of a pillow, to hand hem, or for repairs.
On the surface of the garment or fabric where the stitch or sewing is not being seen.

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