from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A concealed stitch used for sewing together two layers of fabric, as with hems and facings, made by running the needle through the underside of the lesser piece and through a few threads of the main piece.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A kind of stitch that is passed from the left needle to the right needle without being knitted.
Slip the edge of the veil between, pin carefully in place, baste and slipstitch the edges to the veil.
Pin in place all the way round and slipstitch the two ends together; then begin at the seam and slipstitch the lining in place.
Turn the raw edges under away from each other at the seam and slipstitch together neatly.
After completed, pin in place and slipstitch to the crown.
Turn in seam allowance of facing and slipstitch to position over the raw edge of each flannelette section.
It hugs nicely - put a line of crochet slipstitch around the bottom to ensure it stayed that way.