Definitions for "Hemstitch"
A way of embroidering sheets and pillowcases.
embroidery similar to drawnwork
A special method of embroidery commonly used on sheets and pillowcases
To ornament at the head of a broad hem by drawing out a few parallel threads, and fastening the cross threads in successive small clusters; as, to hemstitch a handkerchief.
stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
sew with hemstitches; "hemstitch a sleeve"