[ flat-feld ]
/ ˈflætˌfɛld /
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.
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The City of “Denim” – And How “Jeans” and “Pants” Got Their NamesWhether they’re boot-legged, low-rise, or skinny, most Americans have at least one pair that they can’t live without. Blue jeans are as American as apple pie, right? Well, kind of. The word “jean” comes from the French jean fustian. Fustian is a type of twilled cotton cloth originally from Genoa, Italy. But the plural form of the word was first used in the United States, in 1843. …
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Origin of flat-felled seam
First recorded in 1935–40
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