featherstitch definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
an embroidery stitch forming a zigzag line
Origin: so called from resemblance to the arrangement of barbs on a feather
transitive verb, intransitive verb
to embroider with such a stitch
featherstitch definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An embroidery stitch that produces a decorative zigzag line.
- feathˈer·stitchˌ verb