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1. faggoting, fagoting

embroidery in which groups of parallel threads are tied together with fagot stitches

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of fagoting
a kind of drawnwork or hemstitch with wide spaces
openwork decoration in which the thread is drawn in crisscross or barlike stitches across the open seam

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see synonyms of fagoting
1. A method of decorating cloth by pulling out horizontal threads and tying the remaining vertical threads into hourglass-shaped bunches.
2. A method of joining hemmed edges by crisscrossing thread over an open seam.
3. A stitch in knitting that creates an open pattern.
4. The decoration, seam, or pattern created by such a method or stitch.

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