Example of fagotting. Example of fagotting.

Faggoting is a technique of sewing two hemmed pieces of textile together with (decorative) stitching, creating a zigzag pattern, but leaving a narrow gap in between. Also known as twisted insertion stitch. It was particularly used in the nineteenth century for ladies' underwear.

See also embroidered lace.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 30 May 2016)


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