stitch (something) onto (something else)

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stitch (something) onto (something else)

To fasten something onto something else with stitches. I stitched a patch onto my jacket to cover up the large the tear. I got my new jersey for the football team, but they haven't stitched my name onto it yet.
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stitch something onto something

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to sew something onto the surface of something else. Fred stitched the badge onto his jacket. Fred stitched on the badge.
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You can't simply embroider the canvas back because the wrong side will show through on the front, so we had our message sewn onto a matching piece of canvas and then stitched it onto the chair back.