featherstitch

featherstitch

[feth-er-stich]
noun
1.
an embroidery stitch producing work in which a succession of branches extend alternately on each side of a central stem.
verb (used with object)
2.
to ornament by featherstitch.

Origin:
1825–35; feather + stitch1

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featherstitch (ˈfɛðəˌstɪtʃ)
 
n
1.  a zigzag embroidery stitch
 
vb
2.  to decorate (cloth) with featherstitch

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