Discussion of different trimming

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During finishing the garment some of external elements are sewing/ sticky with cloth to increase the beauty. Some of trimmings also used to complete the dress because those dress is not useful until the essential trimmings are absence. there are too many trimmings are used in garments technology like frills, Trucks, Pleats, Gathers, Smocking, Embroidery, Painting etc. most of the trimmings are available on open market as someone can easily get it and used in there garments.

Discussion of different trimming

Discussion of different trimming

Let’s have a short description of trimmings:

Nylon Lace

This is made from nylon finer this is one of synthetic fiber made lace. Usually this lace is heat proof or non heat proof. This kind of lace is 1 cm to 12 cm width. Netor plain weave is used to sticky with fabric. This lace can be embroiled over netor plain of nylon fiber.

Cotton Hacoba Lace

Cotton Embroiled lace is straight or cut work edge. This lace is white or pastel color which is embroidery on a white color dress and the embroidery thread is cotton, terrene.

Ribbon pass Lace

This lace is made from cotton or nylon fiber which is not stitched with general sewing machine because this lace has too many hole and a ribbon as it can pass into those holes to sticky with the dress.

Insertion Lace

The upper and the lower edges of the lace cannot be distinguished. It is usually stitched on between two tiers of a dress.

Edging Lace

This lace is made from cotton or nylon fiber whose edge is finished. This lace is stitched on the edge of the garments. Upper edge is straight and the lower edge has a cut design.

Beading Lace

A lone one edge of the lace, beading has been done. This lace can be stitched in between the panels.

Ric Rac Lace

It can be stitched on the garments of in between the panels of the garments, showing only one side of the lace.

Tussle Lace

It is usually make of silken, untwisted threads of nylon threads.


This is nylon fiber lace, usually stitched on curtains and other furnishing items. It has hanging threads of equal length, placed at equal distance.

Embroiled Tape

Embroider tape is a technology where the design is made from sewing technique. Where the thickness of sewing; can be 1 cm to as much as customer required. This embroidery designs can be floral or geometrical.


Nylon ribbons are broader while those of satin can be narrower stain ribbons can be dotted, printed etc.


This is interwoven plait of silken or metallic threads, Stitched on formal wear garments of ladies and men. These braids can be of one colored or two colored

Beaded lace

This lace is stitched on formal wear dresses of ladies.


These are stitched by couching. This lace is stitched on formal wear dresses of ladies.


It is a pipe like ornament along seams of clothes. It can be plain or printed. It is cut on the bias grain.

Shuttle Lace

Shuttle is a boat shaped weaving implement of which weft thread is shot across between warp, threads. It wears a lace with terrene threads. This lace is made with knots of warp and weft threads.

Elastic Lace

This is a lace with thin stretchable elastic bands which makes the elastic lace stretchable. It is woven with nylon thread. This lace is stitched along the under garments.

Pon Pom

These are woolen balls of carious diameters. These soft balls are stitched of strings attached to infant clothes.

Smocked Lace

This lace has rows of smocking on the upper edge. The lower can be plain or cut designs. This is seen on casual and formal wear garments of children and ladies.

Gathered lace:

One edge of this lace is gathered, hence giving the lace a frill like look.

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