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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:

Plain weave fabric (cotton, silk, rayon, synthetics) having a slightly irregular surface due to uneven slubbed filling yarns. It is a raw silk made from Tussah silk or silk waste, depending on the...
Running stitches laid in rows from edge to edge of the given area to fill. Usualy used to fill in larger areas. Consists of two densities (see Density and Stitch Length), spacing between the rows of...
The operation of dividing the wide sheet of cotton FIBERS coming from the DOFFING CYLINDER of the CARDING MACHINE into a number of narrow ribbon-like strands which, when acted upon by the leather...
A rod that uses a series of carriers that glide within the rod to open and close the draperies. This enable the draperies to traverse past the supporting center brackets. Commercial quality traverse...
French for 'cushioned or padded' and is made on a jacquard or dobby loom, in double cloth weave. This term refers to the type of weave. It is a triple-woven medium to heavyweight luxury fabric fabric...

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