overcast stitch

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  • Info Overcast stitch is one of several types of sewing stitches, this type being used on a raw, or unfinished, seam or edge. more...
  • The edge may be worked in double overcast stitch in blue or black silk. Cited from Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton
  • If you wish to make them very slender at the bottom, you can finish them off with a few overcasting stitches. Cited from Encyclopedia of Needlework, by Therese de Dillmont
  • Cut out the different parts, and sew them together on the wrong side with close overcast stitch. Cited from Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton
  • The other parts of the work are carried out in either buttonhole or overcast stitch. Cited from Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving, by Grace Christie
  • Three overcast stitches on each side are sufficient for an ordinary size buttonhole. Cited from Textiles and Clothing, by Kate Heintz Watson
  • Cut away the netting on the wrong side close to the row of overcast stitches. Cited from Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton
  • Overcasting stitches are always worked from right to left. Cited from Encyclopedia of Needlework, by Therese de Dillmont
  • The braids are joined together where they meet with a few overcasting stitches, as shown in the illustration. Cited from Encyclopedia of Needlework, by Therese de Dillmont
  • Turn the velvet over the edge one-fourth inch and sew down with an overcasting stitch. Cited from Make Your Own Hats, by Gene Allen Martin
  • Sew the medium-sized flowers and the small ones to the big ones with overcasting stitches. Cited from Encyclopedia of Needlework, by Therese de Dillmont
  • This should be done with a close overcasting stitch on the under side, being careful not to prick through to the right side of the velvet. Cited from Make Your Own Hats, by Gene Allen Martin
  • The band is outlined on both sides with an overcast stitch, which always makes a particularly neat edging for anything of this sort. Cited from Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving, by Grace Christie
  • Overcast stitches may be reversible, as when they are used to join together crochet block pieces of afghan blankets.
  • The small stars are worked in overcast stitch, and the initial letter itself in veined satin stitch. Cited from Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton
  • The chief stitch in all Point Lace is that known as the common button-hole or overcast stitch. Cited from The Ladies' Work-Book, by Unknown
  • Sew on with overcasting stitch, taking two stitches in same hole. Cited from Make Your Own Hats, by Gene Allen Martin
  • There are several different kinds of overcast stitches.
  • ILLUSTRATION 67 shows the double overcast stitch or button-hole stitch in a straight line. Cited from Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton
  • This figure shows also the two usual ways of making firm the raw edges in cut work -- the square shape is bound by an overcast stitch, and the round one by buttonholing. Cited from Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving, by Grace Christie
  • Sew to the wire closely with an overcasting stitch or with a running stitch just inside of the wire. Cited from Make Your Own Hats, by Gene Allen Martin
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