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 Classification of stitches  

  Stitches are classified into two groups:

Roll the mouse over the words: Permanent and Temporary for additional information.

Classify stitches.

–  Describe how to work out different types of stitches

Joining stitches

These are stitches which are used to hold two or more layers of fabric together permanently.

They include:

  1.  Machine stitches
  2.  Over sewing
  3.  Faggotting

 

Faggotting Stitches

Neatening Stitches

These are stitches which are used to finish raw edges.

They include:

  1.   Loop stitches
  2.   Button hole stitches
  3.   Machine zigzag

 

Buttonhole Stitches

Decorative stitches

These are embroidery stitches worked to add beauty to a garment or article.

They include:

  1.  Stem stitch
  2.  Chain stitch
  3.  Satin stitch
  4.  Cross stitch
  5.  French knot
  6.  Even Tackings
  7.  Long and Short Tackings
  8.  Diagonal Tackings
  9.  Tailor Tacks

 

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