stitching (generic process)

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Scope note
Refers to the process of creating stitches, which are the portions of thread left in fabric or another material by the in and out movement of a threaded needle through the thickness or surface of the material, or the loops of thread created on a needle in knitting or other needlework. Stitching is used for fastening, joining, closing, uniting, mending, or creating ornamentation. Its meaning overlaps with "sewing (needleworking techinique)."
stitching
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024