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How to do a Blanket Stitch

Photo: Kenneth D. King

The blanket stitch is used decoratively as an edge stitch-an overcast stitch for a beautiful seam finish-or an appliqué stitch to apply one layer flat against another. You can vary the stitch depth and length according your taste and the thickness of thread used.

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