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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:

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A process in which Teflon is chemically bonded to a fabric at a molecular level to create a water repellent and stain resistant finish. It is highly effective in that it does not change the hand or...
Made from wool, cotton, linen, silk, rayon, or synthetics. In a basket weave. Monk’s cloth is heavy due to its construction. It is difficult to sew or manipulate as the yarns have a tendency to...
Formation of a non-woven fabric by suspending fibers in water to disperse them evenly. The suspension is poured onto a moving screen allowing the water to pass through and leaving a fiber web, which...

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