Click to Download the Diagram | Seam Class | Needle Count | Typical Uses and Stitch Types |
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LSa | 1 or 2 | Overlap seam of two plies at edges using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSb | 1 or 2 | Overlap seam of two plies with one edge folded using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSc | 1, 2 or 3 | Flat Felled Seam using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl Attachment | |

LSd | 1 or 2 | Seaming of two plies where one ply is folded and set in the middle of the other using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSe | 1 or 2 | Seaming Three plies with finished edges where two plies lay in one direction (Yoke stitch) using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSf | 1 | Seaming Three plies with finished edges where two plies lay in one direction (Yoke stitch) using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSg | 2 | Seaming three plies with finished edges (Shirt Placket) 100cl, 300cl,or 400cl | |

LSj | 2 | Seaming three plies with finished edges and interfacing (Shirt Placket) 100cl, 300cl,or 400cl | |

LSk | 2 | Seaming two plies with finished edges (simple Shirt Placket) 100cl, 300cl,or 400cl | |

LSl | 2 | Seaming three plies with finished edges 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSm | 2 | Seaming two plies with finished edges and interfacing (simple Shirt Placket) using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSn | 1 or 2 | Two plies clean finished folded and bound using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSp | 2 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSq | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSr | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSs | 2 | Seaming two plies in two steps using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSt | 2 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSu | 2 | Seaming three plies where one binds the other two behind the face 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSv | 1 or 2 | Seaming two plies where face binds the second ply using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSw | 4 | Seaming four plies where one ply wraps around two facing plies, bound to another ply using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSx | 2 | Seaming three plies with raw edges in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSy | 2 | Seaming three plies with clean finish edges in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSz | 3 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSaa | 3 | Seaming three plies with raw edges using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSab | 3 | Seaming three plies with clean finish using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSac | 2 | Seaming three plies bound with raw edges using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSad | 2+ | Seaming three plies bound with raw edges using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSae | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or
400cl "Stitched Pleat" | |

LSaf | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSag | 2 | Seaming two plies clean finish using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSah | 1 or 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl and ribbon or tape | |

LSaj | 1 or 2 | Seaming three plies clean finish using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSak | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSal | 2 | Seaming two plies as a placket using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSam | 2 | Seaming three plies as a placket with interfacing using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSan | 2 | Seaming two plies as a placket with interfacing using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSap | 1 or 2 | Seaming two plies clean finish using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSaq | 1 or 2 | Seaming two plies clean finish using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSar | 1 or 2 | Seaming four plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSas | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSat | 2 | Seaming two plies with seam tape using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl and two rows of ribbon or tape | |

LSau | 2 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl and ribbon or tape | |

LSav | 4 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl and ribbon or tape | |

LSaw | 3 | Seaming two plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSay | 4 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSaz | 4 | Seaming three plies with raw edges using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbb | 4 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbc | 2 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbd | 2 | Seaming four plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbe | 2 | Seaming four plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

> | LSbf | 2 | Seaming two plies clean finish using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl |

LSbg | 1 or 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbh | 1 or 2 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbj | 1 or 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbk | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbl | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbm | 3 or 4 | Seaming two plies in three passes using two of 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl and one 500cl stitch Sometimes known as "mock felling" | |

LSbn | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbo | 3 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbp | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbq | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbr | 3 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbs | 1 or 2 | Seaming four plies with raw edges using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl w/ribbon or tape | |

LSbt | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl with ribbon or tape | |

LSbu | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl with ribbon or tape | |

LSbv | 3 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbw | 3 | Seaming four plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbx | 3 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSby | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSbz | 3 | Seaming two plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSca | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScb | 2 | Seaming five plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScc | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScd | 3 | Seaming four plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSce | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScf | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScg | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSch | 2 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScj | 3 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSck | 3 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScl | 3 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScm | 3 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScn | 3 | Seaming three plies in two or three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSco | 4 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScp | 4 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScq | 4 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScr | 4 | Seaming three plies in three passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScs | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSct | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScu | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScw | 3 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScx | 3 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LScy | 3 | Seaming three plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl with ribbon | |

LScz | 2 | Seaming seven plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSda | 2 | Seaming two plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSdb | 2 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSdc | 3 | Seaming two plies in two passes using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl | |

LSdd | 2 | Seaming three plies using 100cl, 300cl, or 400cl with interlining |