Cord (sewing)

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In sewing, cord is a trimming made by twisting or plying two or more strands of yarn together.[1] Cord is used in a number of textile arts including dressmaking, upholstery, macramé, and couching.

A type of cord, ordinarily being used as a decoration for a peaked cap.
Application: A peaked cap, being decorated with a certain type of cord.


Soft cotton cord forms the filling for piping.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kadolph, Sara J., ed.: Textiles, p. 465
  2. ^ Gates, Dorothy, The Essential Guide to Upholstery

References[edit]

  • Gates, Dorothy, The Essential Guide to Upholstery, Toronto and Vancouver, Whitecap Books, 2000.
  • Kadolph, Sara J., ed.: Textiles, 10th edition, Pearson/Prentice-Hall, 2007, ISBN 0-13-118769-4, p. 63