Properties or Characteristics of Seam

Properties or Characteristics of Seam

What is Seam in Apparel?

A seam is defined as a line over where two or more fabrics are superimposed over each other. A seam may also contain the row or rows of stitching threads used to superimpose the fabrics. A seam maintains some properties which produce an accurate seam for the garments. The seam is an important thing in the garments manufacturing industry. Different characteristics of the seam are discussed in this article.

Different seam types

Different seam types

Characteristics of Seam:

The 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 below:

1. Perfect fabric joints:

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

5. Comfortable during using the garments:

Seaming should be done in that way so that it can produce comfortability during using the garments. It’s one of the important properties of the 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 a seam?
  2. Definition of the seam.
  3. Describe the important properties of the seam.
  4. Describe the characteristics of the seam in clothing.
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Mayedul Islam

Mayedul Islam is working as a Sr. Merchandiser in a reputed Buying House. He has great passion in writing different articles on textile and Garments specially on Merchandising and Garment Washing. Send email:mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

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