| 4. Trims used at the comers are mitered or appropriately applied to lie|
| 5. Bias binding and piping lie smooth with no rippling. See neckline |
treatments for more specific reference on bias binding.
| 6. There is no excess bulk at the joins or the ends. |
|Hard Trims - Hard trims include decorative items such as buckles, belts, |
studs, beads, and sequins.
| 1. The hard trim is compatible with the garment fabric's weight, style, |
and care requirements and will not damage the garment.
| 2. The hard trim is securely attached. |
| 3. Beads, sequins, and studs are applied so that the fabric does not |
pucker, and the underside application is smooth.
| 4. Belts meant to be firm have a stiff backing which is securely attached |
and does not show on the face of the belt.
| 5. Belts do not rub off or bleed color onto the garments with which they |
| 6. The belt buckle is securely attached to the belt and holds the free end |
of the belt securely when closed.
|Fabric and Stitchery Trims - This category includes self-fabric and |
coordinating fabric trims such as ruffles and bows, appliqu?s, and decorative
| 1. Ruffles are neatly finished and smooth and have ample fullness, even |
gathers, and no puckers or pleats.
| 2. Appliqu?s are securely attached to the base fabric, with no puckering, |
raveling or fraying apparent.
| 3. Fabric bows are neatly turned, with no seam wells and with |
| 4. Fabric flowers are neatly finished with no raw edges and are securely |
| 5. Topstitching is an equal distance from the edge at all points. An |
appropriate stitch length is used, and all loose thread ends have been
| 6. Decorative stitchery does not distort the garment. |
| 7. The thread used in the stitchery is colorfast. |
| 8. Care requirements of the appliqu?s and the stitchery are compatible |
with those of the garment.
| 21 |
<< previous 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Next >>|