basting stitch


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Synonyms for basting stitch

a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

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Run the basting stitch over each corner to hold the fabric flat.
Mark the center-front line on both pattern pieces using a removable fabric marker or a basting stitch in a contrasting color.
Sew a short basting stitch around the circle, leaving a knot and thread tail at the beginning of the circle.
Hand stitch a basting stitch spaced 1/4" apart along the bow center.
Install an all-purpose presser foot and set the machine for a basting stitch.
Use a machine basting stitch to stitch the darts, side seams and shoulders.