How does blanket stitch protect the corner of cloth?
Blanket stitches are often used to finish an edge. The stitch creates an interlocked thread that runs on the edge of the fabric. Think of a serger sewing machine. Sergers overcast a seam’s edge, preventing the seam from fraying, and giving the finished product a neater look.
What is the purpose of blanket stitch?
a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc.
Does blanket stitch prevent fraying?
The blanket stitch is most commonly used as a hemming stitch on the edge of blankets for finishing the raw edge of the fabric neatly and to prevent fraying. However it is also commonly used as a decorative finish, and we often use it on the edge of felt to secure layers of felt together in a decorative manner.