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  11. sewing (needleworking technique)
  12. basting
Scope note
Temporarily joining two or more pieces of material together by sewing with long loose stitches in order to hold them in place until final sewing. For a slight or temporary fastening done by other means, use "tacking."
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024