Edgestitching

Edgestitching is a speficic type of topstitchingSee Topstitching in the Sewing documentation. It is specific because of its location. To edgestitch means to topstitch right next to a seam, typically about 3mm or 1/8 inch next to it.

Edgestitching on a FreeSewing Hugo Hoodie
Edgestitching on a FreeSewing Hugo Hoodie

Edgestitching can be used to reinforce seams, to keep material in place by sewing down seam allowance or lining, and for decorative effect.

For best results, use a sewing needle for optimized for topstitching