- a sewing-machine stitch in which two threads are locked together at small intervals.
Origin of lock stitch
Examples from the Web for lock stitch
Historical Examples of lock stitch
His first efforts were failures, but all at once the idea of the lock-stitch came to him.The Age of Invention
There can be no doubt that lock-stitch machines can be run as high as 3,000.
Elias Howe improved the sewing machine and patented his lock-stitch machine.
I seen the heaviest and hardest kind of navy boots stitched at 1,500 to the minute upon Singer's lock-stitch machines.
There are two types of sewing machines in use—the chain-stitch and the lock-stitch.Mechanical Devices in the Home
Edith Louise Allen
- a sewing-machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread