- a kind of drawnwork or hemstitch with wide spaces
- openwork decoration in which the thread is drawn in crisscross or barlike stitches across the open seam
See fagoting in American Heritage Dictionary 4
also fag·got·ing noun
- A method of decorating cloth by pulling out horizontal threads and tying the remaining vertical threads into hourglass-shaped bunches.
- A method of joining hemmed edges by crisscrossing thread over an open seam.