Fashion designers are entering the runways with something a little different than consumers are used to seeing in clothing lines: stitch-free clothing. Adhesives are being used in place of traditional thread stitching to give designs smoother lines and a lighter feel. If done correctly, using adhesives to bond the fabric could be faster and less labor-intensive than sewing, and it opens up news possibilities when it comes to apparel manufacturing.
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