verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for backstitch
Lap ends one-fourth inch and backstitch closely at each edge of flap.
His machine was a short-thread model that made both the running stitch and the backstitch.
Insert one thickness between the other two ends, and backstitch closely.
This is one of the few machines producing a backstitch or half backstitch to realize any commercial success.
Backstitch across the bottom with a slanting line of stitches.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne