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To emphasize seam lines, you can flatten the seam flaps inside the garment and then sew them down on both sides of the seam on the outside of the fabric in contrasting colored thread. Another idea is to add a contrasting trim to the seams of the garment, like rick-rack, braid, or sequins.

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Q: How can you emphasise the seam lines of a garment?
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