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stitching

[′stich·iŋ]
(engineering)
Progressive welding of thermoplastic materials (resins) by successive applications of two small, mechanically operated, radio-frequency-heated electrodes; the mechanism is similar to that of a normal sewing machine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The second is the tacking stitch, which is the stitching that secures the applique fabric before trimming.
Be patient and take your time stitching around the deep curves of the leaf shape.
Pin the yoke to the yoke lining along the bust seam, aligning the lining fold just beyond the stitching. Stitch in the ditch of the bust seamline, catching the yoke lining fold in the stitching (5).
Some machines recommend folding the fabric with wrong sides together and aligning the beads along the folded edge before stitching.
This will require understanding the stitching sequence.
(photo 2): For this tulip stitch, I stopped and secured the stitching before I reached the corner.
When stitching on a stable woven fabric with good hooping and stabilization, compensation is probably not needed.
Decorative stitching in narrow borders is usually a subtle detail.
This machine has two straight rows of stitching on the right side and finishes the raw fabric edge on the wrong side (5).