The bottom edge of the waist may be finished by overcasting.
The overcasting stitch is used on edges to prevent raveling.
The seams can be finished by overcasting the rough edges (see Fig. 28).
Sides, generally a selvage of two or three cords, but occasionally an overcasting.
It was as if a shadow were overcasting the bright joy of her home-coming.
Nearly all books should be sewed with some modern method of overcasting.
Sew on with overcasting stitch, taking two stitches in same hole.
I'm going in to do overcasting as hard as I can, because I hate that the worst.
Today every progressive library binder has a special method of overcasting and each claims that his method is the best.
In overcasting, as in old-fashioned whipstitching, the sewer selects a certain number of sheets for sewing.