Meaning of hemstitch
Pronunciation: (hem'stich"), [key]
- to hem along a line from which threads have been drawn out, stitching the cross threads into a series of little groups.
- to simulate hand hemstitching by piercing the material with a large machine needle and then stitching around the perforations.
- the stitch used or the needlework done in hemstitching.
- hemstitch (Thesaurus)