Definition of Saddle stitch

1. Noun. A decorative overcast or running stitch, especially in a contrasting color.

Generic synonyms: Embroidery Stitch, Sewing Stitch



Definition of Saddle stitch

1. Noun. A stitch in which the center of the fold is placed across the saddle of the stitcher and then wire staples are driven through and clinched on the inside. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saddle Stitch

saddle pains
saddle point
saddle points
saddle reef
saddle reefs
saddle ring
saddle rings
saddle roof
saddle seat
saddle seats
saddle shoe
saddle shoes
saddle soap
saddle sore
saddle sores
saddle stitch (current term)
saddle tree
saddle trees
saddle up
saddle vein
saddle veins
saddleback caterpillar
saddleback caterpillars
saddleback roof
saddlebacked
saddlebacking
saddlebackite
saddlebacks
saddlebag

Literary usage of Saddle stitch

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1. Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries by John Cotton Dana (1906)
"If the pamphlets consist of one signature only the method just described can be followed; but the sewing should be through the back, a saddle- stitch, ..."

2. Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries by John Cotton Dana (1906)
"If the pamphlets consist of one signature only the method just described can be followed; but the sewing should be through the back, a saddle- stitch, ..."

3. The Printer's Dictionary of Technical Terms: A Handbook of Definations and by Alexander A. Stewart (1912)
"See Saddle-stitch. Signature — In book work, a letter or figure at the bottom of the first page of a form, to direct the binder in putting the printed ..."

4. Bookbinding and Its Auxiliary Branches by John J. Pleger (1915)
"For saddle-stitch books the card or tag board is cut the size of the two pages when opened plus the thickness of the book. The grain of the board should run ..."

5. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Illinoisby Illinois Office of Secretary of State, Office of Secretary of State, Illinois by Illinois Office of Secretary of State, Office of Secretary of State, Illinois (1915)
"For press work, per 100 impressions For binding, per 100 pages, aggregate count, for saddle-stitch or side- stitch, with cover glued on For sewing extra, ..."

6. Training and Technology Transfer Course Performance Objectives Manual (TT1-01). by International Rice Research Institute (1990)
"saddle stitch full spread page sheets are collated and staples are forced through the center or backbone of the print material. simple and inexpensive ..."

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