Definition of flat–fell seam
: a strong seam with two lines of stitching showing on the right side that is produced by folding one raw edge under the other and stitching it flat or slip-stitching it on the wrong side
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Origin and Etymology of flat–fell seam
obsolete English flat fell (from English 1flat + obsolete English fell, noun, action of felling a seam, felled seam, from English 2fell) + English seam
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