Definition of overstitch in English:

overstitch

noun

  • A stitch made over an edge or over another stitch.

    • ‘In standard duvets and pillows the fabric may be stitched together on the outside using an overstitch.’
    • ‘Finish the edges of the mat, using an overstitch.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Sew with an overstitch:

    ‘the baggy, overstitched look’
    • ‘This set of two mats is decorated with a traditional overstitched Mongolian design.’
    • ‘Large cotton throw block printed and fully overstitched by hand.’

Pronunciation:

overstitch

/ˈəʊvəstɪtʃ/