flame stitch


an ornamental stitch, used on bedspreads, upholstery fabrics, and the like, producing rows of ogees in various colors.

Nearby words

  1. flame gun,
  2. flame hardening,
  3. flame lamp,
  4. flame retardant,
  5. flame retarder,
  6. flame test,
  7. flame thrower,
  8. flame tree,
  9. flame war,
  10. flame-arc light

Origin of flame stitch

First recorded in 1960–65

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