Types of Seams:Properties
The sewing culture is almost like science…
“What we see and what we know about sewing seams is just an introduction to an extensive subject.”
Diving into the textile industry there are so many types of seams, it is quite hard to keep track of all of them!. However, the most important aspects to consider when we select seams are the same: their properties.
That is why today, we’ll be talking about the main properties of 17 groups of seams.
Sewing seams properties depends on 3 attributes:
- structure of the seam
- type of stitch and topstitch
1. CONSTRUCTION SEAMS
| Welt Seam|
2. HEMS AND FINISHES
| Fold Hem|
| Bound Hem|
| Faced Hem|
| Binded Edge|
| Exposed Band|
| Unhemmed Edge|
| Box Pleat|
So, no more confusions to choose sewing constructions, finishes, and details!
Author of this article
Belu Chi | Technical Designer
My mum taught me to sew when I was 15.
I used to make skirts in every single colour, andt my girlfriends loved them! I later studied Industrial Design, specialized in clothing… and that’s where it all began.
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