Topstitch meaning

tŏpstĭch
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To sew a row of stitching close to the seam or edge of (a garment) on the outer side of the fabric.
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(sewing, uncountable) A sewing technique, most often used on garment edges such as necklines and hems, where it helps facings to stay in place and gives a crisp edge.
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(countable) An individual stitch of this kind.
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To stitch in this fashion.
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