flat-felled seam

flat-felled seam

[flat-feld]
noun
a seam on the face of a garment, as on the outside of the legs of blue jeans, made by overlapping or interlocking one seam allowance with the other and top-stitching them together onto the garment with two parallel rows of stitches.

Origin:
1935–40

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