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What is "Trim" - Definition & Explanation

Trim or trimming in clothing and home decorating is applied ornament such as gimp, passementerie, ribbon, ruffles, or, as a verb, to apply such ornament.
To cut off the ragged edges below the seam line to prevent the garment from being bulky and to give the seam a neat finish.
The cutting of the finished product to the correct size. Marks are incorporated on the printed sheet to show where the trimming is to be made.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Warp stripes that occur at regular intervals across part or all of the fabric width as the result of tension variation in the sections during section warping or because of differential dyeability of...
Crepe effect appears in direction of the warp and achieved by alternate S and Z, or slack, tension, or different degrees of twist. Originally a wool crepe but now made of silk and rayon. It is much...
Term used to describe the depression on the deck of a sofa or chair created where the front band meets the deck, and is sewn to the underlying layers of cloth. This also creates a slight rise in the...
Two different items of traditional Islamic women's clothing are known as a burka, burqa or burqua. One is a kind of veil which is tied on the head, over a headscarf, and covers the face except for a...
General term for a chair with a wooden seat and separate leg assembly and spindle back. Originated in the 17 century around Windsor, England and also popular in America. For other types of chairs,...

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