featherstitch

noun
feath·​er·​stitch | \ ˈfe-t͟hər-ˌstich How to pronounce featherstitch (audio) \

Definition of featherstitch

: an embroidery stitch consisting of a line of diagonal blanket stitches worked alternately to the left and right

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featherstitch verb

First Known Use of featherstitch

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Featherstitch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featherstitch. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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