whip stitch

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stitch

(stich)
1. A single loop of suture material passed through skin or flesh by a needle, to facilitate healing of a wound.
2. A local, sharp, or spasmodic pain that often occurs in the side or flank of athletes. The following maneuvers may offer relief: bending forward while tightening the abdomen; breathing deeply and exhaling slowly through pursed lips; tightening the belt or pushing one's fingers into the painful area. It is advisable not to eat for 30 to 90 min before exercising, to warm up before exercising, and to work out at a lower intensity for longer periods.

whip stitch

Continuous suture.

whip stitch

see continuous suture.
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STEP 8: To achieve a blanket stitch effect is simple.
Built-in creativity: More stitches (156 + 7 buttonholes) with special stitch features for quilters including stitch positioning for decorative stitches, preprogrammed satin stitch and blanket stitch for perfect applique, 1/4" piecing stitch, hand look quilting stitch, and patch stitches.
You can see blanket stitch on the edges of the felties in the pictures.
Pin the two pieces together and working on the right side, work blanket stitch around the edge of the stocking to sew the two parts together.
This oblong leopard print Union Jack wool cushion with blanket stitch and feather-filled inserts is from Jan Constantine.
In the same book there's a pattern for a hideous pair of felt slippers decorated with lazy daisy and blanket stitch and a knitting pattern for an awful jumper with the heading, Classic For A 13 Year Old.