Definition of Felled seam

1. Noun. Seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges.

Exact synonyms: Fell
Generic synonyms: Seam
Derivative terms: Fell

Lexicographical Neighbors of Felled Seam

felled seam (current term)
feller buncher

Literary usage of Felled seam

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rural Education: A Complete Course of Study for Modern Rural Schools by Andrew Ezra Pickard (1915)
"4—felled seam. (One Lesson.) Materials: Two pieces of outing flannel, eight inches ... Make felled seam on the shoulder, under the arm, and in the sleeve, ..."

2. Household Arts for Home and School by Anna Maria Cooley, Wilhelmina H. Spohr (1920)
"Steps in making the flat felled seam. Be very careful, for it is easy to wrinkle this ... Next join the two legs together with this same flat felled seam. ..."

3. A Handbook of Elementary Sewing by Etta Proctor Flagg (1915)
"felled seam. Place two edges of cloth right sides together, one edge being one fourth of an inch above the other, and baste. Fold the upper edge over the ..."

4. Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1913)
"... felled seam. The latter process is an easier method when the machine is used. By hand it is daintier to finish the ruffles separately and then attach ..."

5. Textiles and Clothing by Kate Heintz Watson, American School of Home Economics (1911)
"Smyrna or Torchon lace is more difficult to hem or join when very open or very fine. A small, felled seam is better than lapping and trying to match the ..."

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