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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRIMMINGS USED IN THE GARMENT?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRIMMINGS USED IN THE GARMENT?

Trimmings are the small decorative materials which are used to ornament the garment. It is attached to the body of the garment with sewing. It helps to enhance the looks and functionality of the garments. It is used for both decoration and functional purposes. The buckles, patches, ribbons, laces etc come under decorative trims which are used to enhance the visual presence of the garments while button, labels, edge finishes etc come under functional trims which are used to give the pleasing contribution to the garment. It is used to coordinate with the fashion trends and carry a theme of an entire dress.

There are many different types of trims are used to enhance the garment are 

  • Pipingpiping is mostly used in home decor but it can also be effectively used in any type of clothing and garment.

  • Flat trims – grosgrain ribbons, satin ribbons and metallic braids come under flat trims that used to attach or stitched on the top of any fabric.

  • Lace trim – Chantilly, guipure or embroidered tulle are fine lace trims which can give a beautiful cherished look to a simple garment. Some laces often found decorated with pearls, sequins, seeds, and bugle beads and embroidered with metallic yarn will help to add sparkle to your dress.

  • Button – it is used to open and close the garment. Fancy and metal buttons are used to give a cherished look to the garment. Metal buttons are used in denim and trousers.

    fabric trims
    fabric trims
  • Crystals – crystals used to add an ornamental look for a simple inexpensive dress. It can almost turn a garment into a piece of jewellery.

  • Stretch trims – stretch sequin trim, stretch lace, and other stretch trims are used in the garments that required for dance, skating and other athletic sports.

  • Fabric trims – there is much fabric presents that are cut traditionally and used as trim. For example – organza, chiffon which is suitable for rosettes, flounces, ruffles etc.  There are many other fabrics such as cotton and silk which cut into bias trips which can be used for binding and piping that helps you to give a great look to your dress.

  • Rivet – it is used as a decorative material for denim and trousers. It has two parts and needs a suitable device to attach to the garments.

Conclusion

Trims are the small material which is used to embellish and furnish the garment. It has a capability to give a new look to the garment. Many types of trims are available which is used for different clothing and purposes.