The appearance of seams in non-iron shirts

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Abstract

Non-iron shirts by definition should be iron free. Although wrinkle-free fabrics have become commonplace, flat seams in non-iron shirts still remain a challenge. This practical discussion generated by the author’s own research and experience highlights how an armhole seam in a shirt is joined by a lap or French seam and how the insertion of a narrow bonding tape can alter the bending stiffness of the assembly, hence eliminating any seam puckering even in the most limp of fabric shirts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJoining Textiles: Principles and Applications
EditorsIan Jones, George K Stylios
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherWoodhead Publishing Ltd.
Pages467-477
Number of pages11
EditionNo. 110
ISBN (Electronic)ISBN 1 84569 627 1
ISBN (Print)ISBN 1 84569 627 1
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Publication statusPublished - 2013

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NameWoodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 110

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    Stylios, G. K. (2013). The appearance of seams in non-iron shirts. In I. Jones, & G. K. Stylios (Eds.), Joining Textiles: Principles and Applications (No. 110 ed., pp. 467-477). (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 110). Woodhead Publishing Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1533/9780857093967.4.467