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Re: Reversible Garb and Beak-Doctors

Poster: carl christianson <einar@cvn.net>

At 08:25 PM 8/18/98 EDT, you wrote:
>Poster: Rutlands@aol.com
> Cloth was re-used
>as long as pieces were re-usable.  Why, therefore, make a reversible garment
>which, if one side was damaged, granted, you could always use the other, but
>you could NOT use the damaged cloth over...?  Add to that that if one's
>garment were lined, the lining that DIDN'T show could be relatively scroungy
>     Perhaps "reversible" could be attained with an unlined garment with the
>seams-- eeg, I don't know the term- French seams?-- the same on both sides?
>Where both pieces of cloth hook back into each other & you sew down 2 lines
>for the one seam?  Elephino** how you'd turn a corner or a curve, but it's a
>thought.  James of Rutland

French seams work really well for an unlined garment.  What you're
describing, James, is a flat-felled seam.  Be da*&ed sure you're putting
the garment together correctly, or you will be making a longshoreman blush
with your language as you rip *those* bad boys out!

Elen Prydydd

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