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What is "Lapels" - Definition & Explanation

(padding) - Attaching the lapel to canvas with several rows of blindstitching.
Part of the garment that rolls or folds back above the front closure on both sides; also called revers. Typically found on jackets and coats.
The pieces of fabric that extend from the collar and lay folded back on the chest, and are usually made of satin.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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