a stitch in which pairs of diagonal stitches of the same length cross each other in the middle to form anX.
embroidery or needlepoint done with this stitch.
to work in cross-stitch.
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How to use cross-stitch in a sentence
Instead, she started and ran her own retail needlework business, and also managed a counted cross-stitch company.
There are also holdalls and needle cases in embroidery and cross stitch.Chats on Household Curios | Fred W. Burgess
It was not a cross-stitch sampler, though, that Prudence was working on so busily now.Boys and Girls of Colonial Days | Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Here are all the letters of the alphabet, too, and now it remains only for you to embroider your name in the cross-stitch.Boys and Girls of Colonial Days | Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Excepting the cross stitch, these are all variations of the plain and button hole stitches.Textiles and Clothing | Kate Heintz Watson
Divide the top of unhemmed edge of the garment in halves and mark with a cross stitch, notch or pin.Textiles and Clothing | Kate Heintz Watson
British Dictionary definitions for cross-stitch
an embroidery stitch made by two stitches forming a cross
embroidery worked with this stitch
to embroider (a piece of needlework) with cross-stitch
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