saddle stitch

saddle stitch

noun
1.
Sewing.
a.
an overcasting stitch, especially one made with a strip of leather or a thick leatherlike cord.
b.
a spaced running stitch in contrasting or heavy thread, used mainly for decoration, usually along an edge.
2.
Bookbinding. a binding stitch made by inserting a staple through the center of folded sheets from the back and clinching in the fold.

Origin:
1930–35

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saddle-stitch

[sad-l-stich]
verb (used with object)
to sew, bind, or decorate with a saddle stitch.

Origin:
1930–35

saddle-stitching, noun
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