Active Standard ASTM D5646 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.54
Book of Standards Volume: 07.02
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1.1 This terminology covers basic stitches made by sewing machines designed for home use and provides a uniform, easily understood language for the definitions and descriptions of seams and seam finishes used in home sewing.
188.8.131.52 Each stitch is identified with a definition, a discussion of how the stitch is formed and might be used and an illustration of one or more possible stitch patterns. This terminology does not include stitches made by sergers, hemmers, or by attachments to the home sewing machines.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D6193 Practice for Stitches and Seams
Federal StandardFed.Std.751a, Stitches, Seams and Stitching
ICS Number Code 01.040.61 (Clothing industry (Vocabularies)); 61.080 (Sewing machines and other equipment for the clothing industry)
UNSPSC Code 23121614(Sewing machines); 53141604(Sewing patterns)