One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An overcast stitch.
- ‘Secure the facing to the twill tape with small, close whipstitches.’
- ‘Using a simple whipstitch, and catching just the centers or the hidden layers of the ribbon, stitch the ribbon flowers over the green leaf trim at the lace upper edge.’
- ‘A whipstitch of alternating 2-and 4mm bites was applied to each edge of the tendon.’
Sew (something) with overcast stitches.
- ‘Cross the tape ends under the hook, then pin and whipstitch them to the garment.’
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