- a long, straight embroidery stitch worked closely parallel in rows to form a pattern that resembles satin.
Origin of satin stitch
First recorded in 1675–85
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Examples from the Web for satin stitch
These, having been stitched in place, were worked over in satin-stitch.
Satin-stitch is par excellence the stitch for fine silkwork.
The embroidery upon this (in slightly twisted silk) is in satin-stitch.
Worked in floss, the mere surface of satin-stitch is beautiful.
The centre of the daisy may be satin-stitch or a cluster of French knots.The Library of Work and Play: Needlecraft
Effie Archer Archer
- an embroidery stitch consisting of rows of flat stitches placed close together
C17: so called from the satin-like appearance of embroidery using this stitch
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