SINGLE STITCH: Single stitch refers to the prevalent mode of construction in vintage t-shirts. Specifically, it refers to the finishing on the cuff, hem, and shoulder of the t-shirt, where a single line of stitching secures the fabric edge.
What is the difference between single stitch and double stitch?
However, there is something to be said about the functionality of double-stitch over single-stitch.
|Light-weight||Less durable when compared to Double Stitch|
|Less expensive to produce||Loose hems can be undesirable to some buyers|
What does double stitch mean?
: a stitch (as in a pamphlet) made by fastening two loops of a single thread in the center of the fold.
Is single stitch better?
The appeal of a single stitch is that it makes the joint stronger by running two lines of stitches through each piece of fabric, while simultaneously encapsulating the raw edges and preventing them from unraveling. What’s more, it’s pretty simple once you get the concept.
Why are vintage T shirts so expensive?
Like any collectible item, rare vintage band tees fetch high prices usually due to demand and popularity. Icons such as. Hendrix, Stones and Zeppelin most likely will carry a hefty price tag.
What is so special about single stitch?
What is a Single Stitch Tee? The single stitch construction shows a single row of stitching securing the hem edges and sleeve cuffs of the garment. On most modern t-shirts the standard double row of stitching is now used.
Is Double stitch better?
A Double-Stitched Seam is like a Plain Seam, but a second Plain Seam is sewn between the first and the raw edges of the seam allowance in order to provide a stronger seam for the fabrics being sewn together as well as better keep the fabric from fraying.
How old is vintage clothing?
An item should be at least 100 years old to be defined as an antique. Generally speaking if the item is no older than an antique but not less than 20 years, it falls under the term vintage. I have heard the term ‘true vintage’ as being at least 50 years old.