flame stitch

noun

: a needlepoint stitch that produces a pattern resembling flames

Examples of flame stitch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And that doesn’t always require a trick up the sleeve, like a flame stitch (Tibi) or fringe (Custo Barcelona). Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 In addition to the fabulous industrial decor and fun pops of orange, trendy wood paneling and a flame stitch wallpaper turn up the style quotient on the walls. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Mar. 2023 The colors in the flame stitch wallpaper set the color scheme for the rest of the room for a cohesive design. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Mar. 2023 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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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flame stitch was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Flame stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flame%20stitch. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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