Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D6193-97(2004)

Standard Practice for Stitches and Seams


1.1 This practice covers the requirements and characteristics of stitches and seams used in the fabrication of sewn items.

1.2 This practice identifies the category, formation, and general purpose for stitch types and seam types used in the fabrication of sewn items.

1.3 Subsequent to a general discussion of stitches and seams that include schematic indices, this practice is comprised of the following sections that are listed in the order in which they appear:

1.3.1 Section Classification of Stitch Types for which drawings are shown in Stitch ,

1.3.2 Section Classification of Seam Types for which drawings are shown in Seam , and

1.3.3 Seam Assembly Recommendations.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 07.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D13.54
Pages: 150
DOI: 10.1520/D6193-97R04
ICS Code: 61.020