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please help an old/new guy. is selvage a brand name or actually selvage being used in the construction?
 

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Selvage denim isn't a brand, it refers to denim made with cloth that has selvage on the end, at the leg outseam.
 

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Originally Posted by Edward Appleby
Selvage denim isn't a brand, it refers to denim made with cloth that has selvage on the end, at the leg outseam.

thank you .
 

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is the selvage intended to show outside or inside? i ask this because im makeing jeans now. would appreciate hints about makes a good pair of jeans.
 

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hide that shit.really no sense in showing it off on the outside
 

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Originally Posted by Chip
hide that shit.really no sense in showing it off on the outside

do some do that?
 

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Originally Posted by a tailor
do some do that?
Many selvage jeans are made long enough that the wearer can turn up the end and show the selvage at the cuff.
 

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