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What is "Empire Seams" - Definition & Explanation

A seam that is sewn directly below the bustline.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A garment that closes at the side or sides with one or more hook and eyes or snaps. Hook side closures are often seen in corsets, bustiers, and catsuits. This closure helps you get in and out of the...
A medium to heavy twill fabric with a contrast in color between the twill line and the ground. Usually has a mottled or flecked appearance caused by using a warp yarn with 2 or more colors twisted...
A general class of plain weave, usually cotton, made with a colored warp (down) and white filling (across). Most often made using blue and white, but also available in stripes, checks and figured...
a) An immersion of relatively short duration of a textile in a liquid. b) The depth of liquor in the inner cylinder of a rotating-cage washing machine. c) A term sometimes used to describe the...
A mechanical treatment that uses beetlers or fallers to give fabric surfaces a flattened appearance. The spaces between warp and filling are covered up and tend to produce a high gloss to the...

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