Definition of overstitch in English:

overstitch

noun

Pronunciation /ˈōvərˌstiCH/
  • 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]
Pronunciation /ˌōvərˈstiCH//ˈōvərˌstiCH/
  • Sew with an overstitch.

    • ‘It can be used for hems and also to overstitch other seams.’
    • ‘Overstitching the fly facing to the trouser topside, so as to secure the lining jointly therewith.’
    • ‘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

Noun/ˈōvərˌstiCH/

overstitch

Verb/ˌōvərˈstiCH//ˈōvərˌstiCH/