Definition of Hemming-stitch

1. Noun. A stitch used in sewing hems on skirts and dresses.

Generic synonyms: Embroidery Stitch, Sewing Stitch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemming-stitch

hemlock
hemlock tree
hemlock water dropwort
hemlock woolly adelgid
hemlock woolly adelgids
hemlocks
hemloite
hemmed
hemmed and hawed
hemmed in
hemmel
hemmels
hemmer
hemmers
hemming
hemming-stitch (current term)
hemming and hawing
hemming filter
hemming in
hemo-
hemochromatoses
hemochromatosis
hemochrome
hemochromes
hemocoel
hemocoels
hemocompatibility
hemocyanin
hemocyanins
hemocyte

Literary usage of Hemming-stitch

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1. Clothing and Health: An Elementary Textbook of Home Making by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1916)
"The hemming stitch is a very useful one to learn, for it can be used for so many purposes. Let us learn on something simple — a dish towel or dish cloth for ..."

2. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"110.—Hemming stitch. way with the second finger. Each stitch slants on both right and wrong sides (Fig. 110). ..."

3. The Measurement of Certain Elements of Hand Sewing by Katharine Murdoch (1919)
"... of stitches Uniformity of slant of stitches Straightness of lines Backstitch loose Overcasting stitch loose Hemming stitch loose Hemming stitch too deep ..."

4. When Mother Lets Us Sew by Virginia Ralston (1910)
"'HEMMING STITCH The hemming stitch is a slanting stitch taken from right to left first through the material under the folded over hem and then upward, ..."

5. A Study of Rural School Conditions in Ohio: Legislative History, the One by Ohio Dept. of Education (1920)
"Basting stitch, hemming stitch, running stitch, and blend stitch. Articles — Doll's apron (plain) or same as doll's but for child. One article required. ..."

6. Household Arts for Home and School by Anna Maria Cooley, Wilhelmina H. Spohr (1920)
"Find out in how many places the hemming stitch can be used. Try it at home before next lesson. What Red Cross garments require hemming in either the baby ..."

7. Sewing: Handicraft for Girls; a Graded Course for City and Rural Schools by Idabelle McGlauflin (1918)
"Teach the hemming stitch on the Practice Piece with colored thread. Trim the edge neatly, fold the hem accurately and baste in place. ..."

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