Properties or Characteristics of Seam

By | October 19, 2015

Properties or Characteristics of Seam

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]

 

Seam:

A seam is defined as a line over where two or more fabrics are superimposed over each other. Seam may also contain the row or rows of stitching threads used to superimpose the fabrics. A seam maintains some properties which produce accurate seam for the garments.

Different seam types

Different seam types

Characteristics of Seam:

Seam used in garments will be more perfect if it maintains some properties. Those properties are mentioned in the following:

  1. Perfect fabric joints,
  2. No Missed or Uneven stitches,
  3. No fabric damage during sewing,
  4. Achievement of strength, elasticity, Durability, security and comfort,
  5. Comfortable during using the garments.

All the above properties have discussed in the below:

1. Perfect fabric joints:

Perfect fabric joint is one of the most important properties of seam which helps to make a seam perfect. It’s also an important issue in seaming. Sometimes it’s seen that, fabric joint is not accurate and contains fabric edge opened. So, to get perfect seam, perfect fabric joint is must.

2. No missed or Uneven stitches:

Sometimes stitches are missing out or produced uneven stitches during seaming, which creates faulty seam or weak seam. So, during seaming it should be followed carefully.

3. No fabric damage during sewing:

Fabric damage free seam is another important characteristic of seam. During seaming, fabric damage occurred frequently which helps to produce faulty seam. So, seaming should be done very carefully so that it can’t damage the fabric.

4. Achievement of strength, elasticity, durability, security and comfort:

Achievement of strength, elasticity, Durability, security and comfort are most important properties of seam which helps to produce perfect seam.

5. Comfortable during using the garments:

Seaming should be done in that way so that it can produce comfort ability during using the garments. It’s one of the important properties of seam.

Speech from the writer:

If you read this article with full concentration then you can easily answer the following questions in the interview:

  1. What is seam?
  2. Definition of seam.
  3. Describe about the important properties of seam.
  4. Describe about the characteristics of seam in garments.

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