Top-stitching

German translation: absteppen

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English term or phrase:top-stitching
German translation:absteppen
Entered by: Stefanie Sendelbach

21:00 Apr 5, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Sewing
English term or phrase: Top-stitching
From a glossary of sewing terms:

Top-stitching
Definition: A line of stitches made on the outside of the finished garment parallel to the edge, seam or other stitching.

Google gives "Kantieren" as well as "Einsteppen" and "Einnähen". What do you think? Any other ideas?
Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 11:17
absteppen
Explanation:
Topstitch – A machine stitch on top of your clothes. This can be decorative but sometimes it helps hold things down or together. It’s usually always seen so you need to topstitch neatly!

absteppen
Absteppen heißt, von rechts an Kanten, Säumen oder Nähten entlang zu steppen, um sie dekorativ hervorzuheben und/oder zu stabilisieren.
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Linda Flebus
Belgium
Local time: 11:17
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top-stitching
absteppen


Explanation:
Topstitch – A machine stitch on top of your clothes. This can be decorative but sometimes it helps hold things down or together. It’s usually always seen so you need to topstitch neatly!

absteppen
Absteppen heißt, von rechts an Kanten, Säumen oder Nähten entlang zu steppen, um sie dekorativ hervorzuheben und/oder zu stabilisieren.


Linda Flebus
Belgium
Local time: 11:17
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Native speaker of: Native in FlemishFlemish, Native in DutchDutch
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