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plain seam
most common, suitable for all areas, used for most fabrics.
top stitch seam
plain seam with a row of stitching on one or both sides of the seam, used for decorative effects to attach pockets to emphasize pleats and seam lines,
french seam
a narrow seam within a seam sheer fabrics and fabrics that ravel easily straight areas only, leggings
stitched and pinked
used for firmly woven fabrics.
clean finish
forms a narrow single fold hem along edge of seam allowance for for light to medium weight fabric
fast and easy prevents raveling
bound seam
for medium to heavy weight fabrics, attractive for unlined jackets and coats