study of certain seam and hem finishes on selected fabrics laundered in an automatic washer.
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Other titlesSeam and hem finishes on selected fabrics laundered in an automatic washer.
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  Hem Stitched Seam Finish. Hem stitched seam finish is similar to her-ring bone seam finish. In this finish the raw edges are folded and pressed toward the dress and a row of hem stitch is done. This looks very neat because only small dotted line is seen on the right side. Overcast Seam Finish. Overcast seam finish is a finish which is suitable. Plain Seam. The most basic of all seams, a plain seam is simply a straight stitch joining multiple pieces of fabric and project will determine the needle, stitch length, and tension setting on the sewing machine. For this example, we used Red Cotton Twill fabric.. You can use Universal (Regular Point) needles for woven sharp point penetrates the fabric as it sews. Seam Finishes Page2 Clean-Finished Seams EquipmentNeeded: conventionalsewingmachine SuitableFabrics: verylight-tomedium-weight fabrics—sheers,voiles,silksandanyfabricwherea doublelayerwon’taddbulktotheseamline Thisisabeautifulfinish,especiallyonfinefabrics,that ’ssuitableforthe. Mercerization Gives cotton added luster, strength, drapability Improves fiber’s affinity for dye Sizing Starches or resins are added to fabric for extra body Usually only a temporary finish Stone washing and acid washing Pumice stones sometimes dampened with an oxidizing bleach.

A finish or process applied to fabrics in which the fabric gets a shimmering water rippled look, using engraved rollers, heat, pressure, steam and chemicals. This involves getting a mixed gloss and matt effect by crushing certain parts of the fabric.   bound Fabric edge finish. Best used for light weight fabrics and sheer fabrics. This seam finish wraps one seam allowance over the other, thus enclosing the raw edge. How to sew a self bound seam finish. Keep the fabrics together right sides together along the stitching line and make a plain seam. Trim one of the seam allowance to 1/8 inch. which seam finish is constructed by turning each seam allowance 1/4" under and stitching close to the fold turned and stitched what kind of seam finish involves sewing a standard seam, pressing it open, then turning it back 1/4" and stitching the edge of each seam allowance. finishing now uses nanotechnology to provide certain fabric properties. define nanotechnology. residual shrinkage is the continuing shrinkage that occurs each time a garment is laundered or dry cleaned. true. foam finishing of fabrics may be done to conserve water heat energy and achieve reductions in wast disposals. true.

a way of finishing a raw edge of a garment with a separate piece of fabric and are considered enclosed seams; cut to conform to shape they will be applied; French Seam (SSae) front: cannot see any stitches at top; back: 1 ROW of lockstitches inside garment; good for thin, lightweight or sheer fabrics . select appropriate fabrics for a particular end-use such as a child's dress, draperies, or bed linens. Foam finishing of fabrics may be done to conserve water, heat energy and reductions in waste disposals. Fabrics used for upholstery should meet certain prescribed standards for seam .   It is always important to plan the best seam finish before you finish the pattern so that you can ensure that you have left yourself enough space. Steps outline the basic steps of sewing any seam: Take two pieces of fabric where the seam allowance has been marked with a very small cut into the edge of the fabric. • Seam: joint resulting when 2 or more fabric pieces are sewn together • Seam line: the stitched line of the seam • Seam allowance: the narrow width of fabric between the seam line and the cut edge of the fabric Seam pucker • The lack of seam smoothness, or buckling of the fabric along a row of stitches.