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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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The resulting opening of the weave when fabric lacks the tensile strength to prevent shifting at the seams. When you apply force, the yarns in the fabric slip to open up the weave, but not the seam...
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Dry spinning uses a solvent that evaporates in air. The dissolved polymer is extruded through the spinnerette into a chamber of heated air or gas, the solvent evaporates, and the fibre forms. The...

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