satin stitch


Definition of satin stitch

: an embroidery stitch worked in parallel lines so closely and evenly as to resemble satin

Illustration of satin stitch

Illustration of satin stitch

Examples of satin stitch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chain stitch, satin stitch, back stitch, French knots. Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker, "Roz Chast’s “Lockdown Sampler”," 25 May 2020 Using red floss, sew a satin stitch heart on chest. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "Felted Mummy Doll," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of satin stitch

1664, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Satin stitch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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