Apr 11

Diagonal Basting

Diagonal Basting This stitch is used to hold multiple pieces of fabric together securely for a fitting. Use it

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French Knot

French Knot A decorative stitch. Secure thread and draw needle to the right side of the fabric. Twist thread around

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Apr 11

Even Basting

Even Basting A basting stitch used for temporary seams that will be under stress when fitted. You can also use

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Apr 11

French Tack

French Tack Also called a ‘thread chain’. Used to hold garment sections loosely together. It is less durable than a

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Apr 11

Whip Stitch

Whip Stitch Very similar to the overhand stitch. Use it to secure hems or other projects requiring a strong invisible

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Apr 11

Uneven Basting

Uneven Basting You can use this stitch for temporary or permanent work. If you are using this stitch for permanently

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Apr 11

Top Stitching

Top Stitching Used for decorative purposes and also to hold seams flat or to accentuate them, like collars and lapels.

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Thread Tracing

Thread Tracing Long even basting stitches used to indicate important areas of garment design or construction, for example; seam-lines, pockets,…

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Thread Bar

Thread Bar Use to reinforce areas of stress, such as at pleat points and bottom of zippers. Can also be

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Apr 11

Stab Stitch

Stab Stitch Used for joining thick fabrics, pockets, creating button holes and inserting shoulder pads. Creates inconspicuous stitches on the

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