flame stitch

noun

Definition of flame stitch

: a needlepoint stitch that produces a pattern resembling flames

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Barbara King: There's something provocative about a dining room emblazoned with red velvet flame stitch. Barbara King, House Beautiful, "Rob Southern on Bringing Bold Color into a Formal London Townhouse," 15 Sep. 2013

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First Known Use of flame stitch

1936, in the meaning defined above

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