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What is "Band" - Definition & Explanation

(Rocap) - A separate band of body fabric sewn on and turned down so the attaching seam is not visible. Inside the band is a separate lining---made from pcketing fabric---and interlining.
(Pasted-on/Folder-set) - A separate band sewn on the pant with stitching that shows on the outside at the top and bottom.
(Continuous/Grown-on) - Pant panels that extend to the top of the pant and are folded over without an outside band. A separate inside band lining is sewn through the pant and has an interlining.
Band a close-fitting strip that confines material at the waist, neck, or cuff of clothing.
Two plies of rubberized fabric pressed together with ends joined to form endless strip used in building pneumatic tires.
The cotton belt that drives the SPINDLE of textile machinery.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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