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What is "Welt" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric-wrapped cord used to provide a corner or transition. Can be single or double layers of cord. Wrapping material can be the same or a complimentary fabric to the main fabric. http://www.carrscorner.com/selfwelt.php
A piping covered with fabric. Eastern Accents offers three sizes of piping; small . 25", medium . 5" and large (jumbo) 1. 5". The finished welt size depends on the fabric used. Welts are sawn into the seam of a product.
1. A strip of material seamed to a pocket opening as a finishing, as well as a strengthening device. 2. A raised or swelled lap or seam. 3. A covered cord or ornamental strip sewed on a border or along a seam. 4. In knitting, it is flat-knitted separately and then joined to the fabric by looping or hand knitting, as the heel to the stocking. 5. A ribbed piece of knit goods used in forming the end of a sleeve or sock to prevent rolling or raveling.
A ribbed piece of knit goods used in forming the end of a sleeve or sock to prevent rolling or raveling.
A strip of material seamed to a pocket opening as a finishing, as well as a strengthening device.
In knitting, it is flat-knitted separately and then joined to the fabric by looping or hand knitting, as the heel to the stocking.
A raised or swelled lap or seam.
A covered cord or ornamental strip sewed on a border or along a seam.
A piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; usually a single welt and wider than a besom.
A welt is a pocket opening treatment. The welt is a cut and sewn piece of fabric that is used to finish the pocket opening.

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