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What is a satin stitch?

I have looked all over google, and I can't figure out what a satin stitch is! Please help me! Is it just decorative? Or is it ANY stitch that more than just straight lines?

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corbysmom531

Asked by corbysmom531 at 8:24 PM on Oct. 9, 2009 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • On most sewing machines if you want to do a satin stitch, like for applique, you need to use your zig zag stitch and set the length to the shortest possible to get the stitches as close together. Some of the computerized machines now have a true satin stitch, which is just straight back and forth to get that "ribbon like" look that rosebud727 was talking about.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 10:21 PM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • http://www.brokenarrowwear.com/images/satin-stitches.jpg
    Craftymomof3

    Answer by Craftymomof3 at 12:49 AM on Oct. 10, 2009

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