staystitching

noun

plural -s
: a line of stitching sewn around an edge (such as an armhole) of a garment being made in order to prevent the cloth from stretching
staystitch
ˈ⸗ˌ
transitive verb

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“Staystitching.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staystitching. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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