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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by Earthmover
My understanding of French piping is when they finish the exposed seams (I believe, with the same material as the lining) so that they are covered by about 1/4" of lining material at the end of each seam.

post #17 of 20
Ah yes, there it is! Do you know if most respectable bespoke makers will do that? That would be another reason why I should go bespoke, but I also want to lose some damn pounds before I start. I will also lose some pounds after going bespoke, but that will be worth even pence...
post #18 of 20
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Originally Posted by Tomasso
Geez. I thought it would be piping with a little tongue .
post #19 of 20
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Originally Posted by Earthmover
I don't think it does anything functional except that I think it makes the coat look real nice, especially if you play around with lining colors.
I think there is also less potential for snagging and sticking.
post #20 of 20
Thread Starter 
Thank you very much everyone for sharing your knowledge.
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