Stitches and Seams

  • Published:
    • 1998
  • Format:
    • Hardcover
  • ISBN:
    • 1870812735



For thousands of years, seams produced by stitching with thread have provided a simple, satisfactory way of joining fabrics, leather, and other flexible materials. This book provides an introduction to the different types of stitches, seams and sewing threads used today, explains how they are produced, and examines their optimum design, performance and modes of failure, as revealed in research carried out over the last 60 years. The emphasis is on conventional machine-sewn seams for apparel, but developments in threadless joining and non-apparel applications are also considered, along with a critical review of current test methods.

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Weight 0.5 kg