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What is "Topstitching" - Definition & Explanation

Visible, decorative stitching done on the outside of the garment; also called "accent stitching."
A stitch line on the right side of a garment used to accentuate a seam line, detail or edge. Can be a machine or hand stitch.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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