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A looped stitch used for edging buttonholes or pieces of material.‘the edges are worked in buttonhole stitch’
- ‘Again, the buttonhole stitch is a better stitch for buttonholes.’
- ‘The buttonhole stitch is the one that my wife's grandmother used, as taught to her by her mother.’
- ‘Here rows of detached buttonhole stitch are worked over a single straight stitch, or added to the outer edge of other stitches.’
- ‘I could make thread shanks with buttonhole stitch as well as complete a neat French seam.’
- ‘This page illustrates and describes Buttonhole stitch otherwise known as blanket stitch.’
- ‘Work the buttonhole stitch by inserting the needle through the slash from the right side and bringing it out just outside the stitching line.’
- ‘Lately, I've been using an open buttonhole stitch on doll clothes - along the hems of the skirt and edges of the sleeves.’
- ‘The stitch is then worked like a normal buttonhole stitch on the thread and not piercing the fabric at any point except at the end of the stretch.’
- ‘This is basically the buttonhole stitch worked in a circle, sharing a common hole.’
- ‘You will have to run it just ahead of the buttonhole stitch as you go to keep it in place.’
- ‘Work the buttonhole stitch from the raw edge toward the inner portion of the fabric.’
- ‘Here I made two rows of buttonhole stitch, and wrapped the green perle tread through it.’
- ‘Work around the edge of the leaf in long and short buttonhole stitch as in Diagram 2.’
- ‘The two main stitches used in creating needlelace are the buttonhole stitch and the overcast stitch.’
- ‘Here, the buttonhole stitch is being worked around in a circular shape.’
buttonhole stitch/ˈbətnˌhōl stiCH/
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