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16:57 Jun 29, 2018
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Krawiectwo
Polish term or phrase: cieniować
W zdaniu: Cieniujemy końcówki paska od kedra. Cieniowanie po lewej stronie.

"Automat do cieniowania klap marynarki, czyli takiego cięcia tkaniny, aby po zszyciu ich brzegi był cienkie"

Nie mogę znaleźć angielskiego odpowiednika. Dziękuję bardzo za podpowiedzi.
Gabriela Miklińska
Local time: 14:07

Summary of answers provided
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.



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The seams down the front are graded so that
the widest layer will lay next to the portion that
shows on the outside of the garment (Fig. 19). The
lapel wi II be graded so that the widest area wi II lay
next to the facing. At the point where the facing
reverses from the outside to the underside, clip into
the seam and reverse the grading. This will keep the
widest seam allowance on the top and prevent a
ridge from showing on the right side. Usually 3/8"
for the wider seam allowance and 1 /4" for the
narrower are sufficient. Press seams open, then to
one side. Those in the lapel area will turn toward
the garment, the portion below the lapel will turn
toward the facing

You can sew a lovely neat seam and press it perfectly, but if you don't trim and grade those seams where necessary you will be left with a bulky, bumpy appearance on the right side of the garment. Trimming refers to reducing a seam allowance to prevent bulk. Grading is used in an enclosed seam to reduce the bulk created by the layered seam allowances. Trim, grade, and press in the right places and your seams will look as smooth as silk.

Increasing and or decreasing a base size pattern to fit various sizes. To reduce layers of seam allowance to reduce bulk when sewing a seam such as around the collar/neckline of a coat.

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 15:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
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