prewelt method

pre·​welt method | \ ˈprē¦welt- \

Definition of prewelt method

: shoe construction used chiefly in infants' and children's shoes in which the welt is sewn to the lasting edge of the upper by means of a chainstitch seam and the outsole is attached to the welt with a lockstitch seam

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History and Etymology for prewelt method

prewelt from pre- + welt, verb

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“Prewelt method.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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