Backstitch meaning

băkstĭch
A stitch made by doubling the thread back on part of the previous stitch.
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A stitch made by inserting the needle at the midpoint of a preceding stitch so that the stitches overlap by half lengths on the back of the fabric and appear continuous on the front.
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To sew with backstitches.
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(sewing) A type of sewing stitch where the stitch goes backwards on the top side of the fabric and doubles forward on the bottom, coming out farther in front, then repeats. The backstitch is a very tight and secure stitch, and also looks very neat.
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To sew with a backstitch.
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