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What is "Serger" - Definition & Explanation

A sewing machine that uses 3 or more thread to stitch over the raw edge of fabrics. The purpose is to prevent ravelling.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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An adhesive compound applied for the purpose of locking pile yarn tufts into a carpet backing, bonding a secondary backing to a primary backing, increasing the fabric body or stiffness, and...

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