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What is "French Seam" - Definition & Explanation

A seam which closes all raw edges with in itself. Typically used on sheer fabrics that are subject to ravelling or will be seen on both sides.

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A group of units of products of the same type, structure, colour and finish, class and composition, manufactured under essentially the same conditions and essentially at the same time, and submitted...

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