Seam Classification

There are 100types of seam. Here 6types of seams are discussed that are mostly used in garments. These six types are,
  1. Super imposed seam.
  2. Lapped seam.
  3. Bound seam.
  4. Flat seam.
  5. Decorative seam.
  6. Edge neatening.
Super imposed seam:
Feature:
i.                    Most Commonly used seam.
ii.                  This type of seam is formed by correctly placing the fiber and on the other fabric end.
iii.                Same direction of sewn ends of the fabric.
super-imposed-seam
Uses:
i.                    Seam can be used for both joining and edge neatening.
ii.                  Especially this seam is used in side seam of shirt and trouser.
Lapped seam:
Feature:
i.                    This type of seam consists of at least two piece of fabric.
ii.                  The two ends sides of both fabrics are reverse to each other.
lapped-seam
Uses:
i.                    This type of seam is especially used in jeans pant.
Bound seam:
Feature:
i.                    At least two piece of fabric is required to produce this seam.
ii.                  One side of a fabric is bounded another side of another fabric.
iii.                Below figure bound seam is widely used in garments for both functional and decorative purpose.
bound-seam
Flat seam:
Feature:
i.                    This type of seam is prepared through joining of the two ends of two pieces of fabric.
ii.                  Here no overlapping is done of the fabric rather the fabric is kept beside to each other.
iii.                Due to lower strength of seam, it is usually used in knitted and under garments and also for decorative purpose.
flat-seam
Decorative seam:
Feature:
i.                    Mainly this type of seam is produced to increase the beauty of garments.
ii.                  This type of seam is prepared by making one or more that one stitch line on one ply or multiply of fabric.
decorative-seam
Uses:
i.                    Increased beauty and decorated purpose of garments.
Edge neatening:
Feature:
i.                    This type of seam is mainly prepared in selvedge of the fabric in such a way that threads can not come out from the end of fabric.
ii.                  This type of seam is mostly used in garments.
edge-neatening




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