flame stitch


Definition of flame stitch

: a needlepoint stitch that produces a pattern resembling flames

Examples of flame stitch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the guest bedroom, black sharpens the soft mint-yellow pairing and the texture in flame stitch wallpaper and a tweed headboard. Kelly Ryan Kegans, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Nov. 2021 Barbara King: There's something provocative about a dining room emblazoned with red velvet flame stitch. Barbara King, House Beautiful, 15 Sep. 2013

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First Known Use of flame stitch

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Flame stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flame%20stitch. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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