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verb as in blanket

verb as in bedim

verb as in cloud

verb as in darken


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Overcasting is a slanting stitch used to keep raw edges from ravelling.

To gather, whip the rolled hem without hemming, making overcasting stitches towards you, even and not too fine.

Overcasting should be done with very fine thread (No. 150 for white goods), split silk for wool and silk.

Turn the velvet over the edge one-fourth inch and sew down with an overcasting stitch.

Sew to the wire closely with an overcasting stitch or with a running stitch just inside of the wire.

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On this page you'll find 329 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overcasting, such as: becloud, befog, blur, dim, drizzle, and film.

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