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Types of sewing

 

1 - Standard seam (open seam) Recommended use - - to seam cloths with selvage- for backdrops whose seams are submitted to a normal tension- for backdrops that must not be used in transparency - for backdrops whose back is not visible Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
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2 - Simple flat felled seam Recommended use - - to seam cloths with selvage- for backdrops whose seams are submitted to a high tension- for scenographical floors- for backdrops that must not be used in transparency - for backdrops whose back is not visible Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - width of the overlap- stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
3 - Double flat felled seam Recommended use - - to seam cloths without selvage too- for backdrops whose seams are submitted to a high tension- for backdrops that must not be used in transparency - for backdrops whose back is not visible Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - width of the overlap- stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
4 - Seam with overlapped selvedges Recommended use - - for fabrics endowed with a particularly well finished selvage only- for backdrops in which the thickness of the seam must be really thin (i.e. backdrops that must be rolled up)- for backdrops that must not be used in transparency - for backdrops whose back is visible Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - width of the overlap- stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
5 - Normal overlock seam Recommended use - - to seam cloths without selvage in order to avoid the fraying- for backdrops that must be used in transparency where the standard open seam can't be used because it too much evident- for backdrops whose back is not visible Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
6 - Strengthened overlock seam Recommended use - - to seam cloths without selvage in order to avoid the fraying- for backdrops that must not be used in transparency - for backdrops whose back is not visible Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
7 - Zig-zag seam Recommended use - - for the finishing of elastic backdrops Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
8 - Thin overlock edge Recommended use - - for the finishing of the edges in order to avoid the fraying- for the edges of backdrops that must be rolled up Variables accordingto the type of fabricand backdrop - - stitch of the seam- size of the thread - composition of the thread (cotton, semielastic polyester, etc.) - color of the thread
Most commonly used seams
1 - Standard seam (open seam)
2 - Simple flat felled seam
3 - Double flat felled seam
4 - Seam with overlapped selvedge
5 - Normal overlock seam
6 - Strengthened overlock seam
7 - Zig-zag seam
8 - Thin overlock edge
9 - Normal overlock edge
10 - Strengthened overlock edge