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What is "Topstitching" - Definition & Explanation

Visible, decorative stitching done on the outside of the garment; also called "accent stitching."
A stitch line on the right side of a garment used to accentuate a seam line, detail or edge. Can be a machine or hand stitch.

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Solvent for shellac products, will not thin most other coatings. Can be dissolved in water for cleaning. Can be used in alcohol type stoves and chafing dishes. Ethanol is available as denatured...
A term denoting a group of materials in which the polyamide fibres are altered through the application of steam. In this way, the fibres swell up, which makes them softer, while retaining their...
1). A heavy napped surface, most often in knit goods, made with a heavy and soft-spun back yarn, which is napped in finishing (e.g. the inside surface of a sweatshirt). 2). Wool sheared from sheep or...
The stitch variation of the rib stitch, which resembles two separate 1 x 1 ribbed fabrics that are interknitted. Plain (double knit) interlock stitch fabrics are thicker, heavier, and more stable...

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