AMF Steppungen

English translation: AMF lock-stitching

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German term or phrase:AMF Steppungen
English translation:AMF lock-stitching
Entered by: Marie Lowrie

14:43 May 3, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: AMF Steppungen
AMF Steppungen an Kanten, Kragen, Patten und Brustleiste
Marie Lowrie
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:06
AMF lock-stiching on....
Explanation:
The term is also used as it is in the English rag-trade. It is a machine-applied stitch which is craftily designed to make it look as if the stitching is done by hand. Sorry I can't give you the explanation of the intials, but if you want them, I can get them.

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Note added at 2003-05-04 11:05:49 (GMT)
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Thanks to Trudy, AMF are indeed the intials of the company AMF Reece, the manufacturers of the stitching machines.
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David Moore
Local time: 03:06
Grading comment
Thanks for the excellent source information!
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AMF lock-stiching on....


Explanation:
The term is also used as it is in the English rag-trade. It is a machine-applied stitch which is craftily designed to make it look as if the stitching is done by hand. Sorry I can't give you the explanation of the intials, but if you want them, I can get them.

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Note added at 2003-05-04 11:05:49 (GMT)
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Thanks to Trudy, AMF are indeed the intials of the company AMF Reece, the manufacturers of the stitching machines.

David Moore
Local time: 03:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
Thanks for the excellent source information!

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agree  Trudy Peters: AMF Reece seems to be a manufacturer of sewing equipment
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