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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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