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Noun: hemstitch  'hem,stich
  1. A stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
    - hemstitching
     
  2. Embroidery similar to drawnwork
Verb: hemstitch  'hem,stich
  1. Sew with hemstitches
    "hemstitch a sleeve"

Derived forms: hemstitched, hemstitching, hemstitches

Type of: embroidery, embroidery stitch, fancywork, run up, sew, sew together, sewing stitch, stitch, stitch up

Encyclopedia: Hemstitch