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assemblage en fourreau, pas de coutures apparentes.

English translation: seamless pursed assembly

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09:45 Oct 6, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: assemblage en fourreau, pas de coutures apparentes.
Garment making terms. There is something to do with the shell fabric and lining assembly.
chrystel martenot
English translation:seamless pursed assembly
Explanation:
a possible version of the term based on what the GDT suggested
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Summary of answers provided
naseamless pursed assembly
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nasleeve-type (pursed) assembly, with no visible seams
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naseamless assemblyanne fifield


  

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seamless assembly


Explanation:
'fourreau' means 'sheath'.
'Une robe/jupe fourreau' means 'a sheath (dress/skirt)'.
I feel it has to do with the way the product is produced, e.g. like we traditionally used to knit socks: using 3 knitting needles with a fourth one to produce the stitches, knitting 'round and round', hence making no seams, i.e. making a tubular piece of fabric.



    just the old traditional ways of making garments...
anne fifield
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1 day 56 mins
sleeve-type (pursed) assembly, with no visible seams


Explanation:
According to the GDT, in the leather industry "en fourreau" dsrcibes a type of cased skin obtained when cut round the mouth and ears & is drawn off towards the tail, hair inside.

Applying this to what I understand of your term, it sounds like a sleeve-type assembly process where a sock/long pocket type shape is fashioned - a bit like a sleeve, but closed at one end - and then turned inside out, so that the seams are on the inside, thus invisible.


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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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1 day 58 mins
seamless pursed assembly


Explanation:
a possible version of the term based on what the GDT suggested

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 16:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
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Simply THANK YOU

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