Definition of Blanket stitch

1. Noun. A strong reinforcing stitch for edges of blanket and other thick material; similar to buttonhole stitch.

Generic synonyms: Embroidery Stitch, Sewing Stitch

Definition of Blanket stitch

1. Noun. (sewing) A strong stitch, similar to a buttonhole stitch, used to finish and reinforce the edges of blankets etc. ¹

2. Noun. A similar, more decorative stitch. ¹

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Literary usage of Blanket stitch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The House and Home: A Practical Book by Lyman Abbott (1896)
"Blanket-stitch Blanket, or but- is use(l in combinations, ... then a space ; or five stitches of irregular lengths, connected by a Blanket-Stitch. long loop ..."

2. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"These names are given to variations of the buttonhole or blanket stitch. Each stitch taken is a blanket stitch, worked first on the right of the line to be ..."

3. Clothing and Health: An Elementary Textbook of Home Making by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1916)
"LESSON 6 THE blanket stitch CAN BE USED IN MANY WAYS Did you ever hear of a stitch called the ... The blanket stitch. has a very attractive, cosy porch. ..."

4. Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1913)
"For scalloped edges, which can be marked with a spool, it is wise to pad the scallop before using blanket stitch unless the thread used is very heavy. ..."

5. Scientific Sewing and Garment Cutting: For Use in Schools and in the Home by Louise M. Heller, Antoinette Prudence [Van Hoesen] Wakeman, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana (1898)
"blanket stitch. Six threads from the flannel stitch and ten threads from the left- hand edge of the model, begin the blanket stitch by taking up on the ..."

6. When Mother Lets Us Sew by Virginia Ralston (1910)
""blanket stitch' When you learn this stitch it will be very easy to then learn ... The blanket stitch is made from left to right. Do not knot the zephyr, ..."

7. A Handbook of Elementary Sewing by Etta Proctor Flagg (1915)
"blanket stitch. The blanket stitch is used for finishing raw edges, for working the loop and the bar used in buttonholes, and for simple embroidery. ..."

8. Occupations for Little Fingers: A Manual for Grade Teachers, Mothers and by Elizabeth Sage, Anna Maria Cooley (1910)
"blanket stitch .... 8 3. Detail of Lanyard ... 9 4. Three-Strand Braid . . . 10 5. ... Uneven blanket stitch . . 37 24. Even blanket stitch . . 38 25. ..."

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