Stitch and Seam Guide
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Browse the Stitch Guide, or the Seam Guide

Select a stitch class for individual stitch type diagrams, descriptions and selected machine images

 Stitch Class Guide

100 Class Single-Thread Chain Stitch
200 Class Hand Stitch
300 Class Lock Stitch
400 Class Chain Stitch
500 Class Overedge Stitch
600 Class Flat Stitch
Select a seam class for individual seam diagrams

 Seam Class Guide

SS Class Superimposed Seams
LS Class Lapped Seams
BS Class Bound (Binding) Seams
FS Class Flat (Butted) Seams
EF Class Edge Finish Stitching
OS Class Ornamental Stitching

The stitches in this guide are the most commonly used stitches. Click Here to see the listing of ASTM D-6193 stitches not illustrated.

are identified by symbols as follows;

  • Class of Seam: Two or more upper case letters

  • Type of the Class: One or more lower case letters

  • Number of Rows of Stitches: Designates the Number of Needle Rows in the Stitch

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This Stitch & Seam Guide Is Designed To Enable You To Easily Find and Utilize The Correct ASTM D-6193 Stitch and Seam Standard for your product specifications, communications and development.

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