In a dress if we leave the fabric material then all the other things in the dress are trim. Embroidery design, ribbons on sides, buttons and all the things which make a dress look more attractive are trim while some trims are used to provide support for the garments. Trims are basically adjusted to the clothing depending on the design and need of the garment or it can be based on the wearer’s opinion.
There are various types of trims that can be used in a garments with their own uses and properties like:
Bindings: This kind of the trims can be applied on the edges and borders of the fabric. Material which can be used to do bindings depends on the design and requirement of the fabric material. If the borders of the fabric are not having fine cut or the threads of the fabric are coming out from the edges then it can cause the wearing of the garment which can be protected by applying binding in the edges of the fabric. Bindings should be provided in a garment in such a way that it should be comfortable and flexible so the wearer should not have any problem with the dress.
Edging: It can be considered as the outlining trim that can give a decorative design to the garments. The different types of decorative embroidery patterns and ribbons can sew on the end edges of the garments.
Flat trims: The trims which are applied on the garment by using ribbons and embodiment, screen painting, wrap knits bands, etc. Most of the ornaments and trims are used to make the fabric look more attractive. It magnifies the appeal of the dress and makes it look classier.
Other trims: Other trim options like decorative buttons, rivets or metal trims are used on the fabric. It can be also used as a support in the garments and also make it look more appealing
What is the need of trim?
Dress trimmings makes the look of the dress more attractive and fashionable and it provides the better support for the dressing and enhances its features. There are different types of trimming and by applying trim on a common wearable dress you can enhance the style of dress.
Most of the time trims are used to enhance the appeal of the garment. While trims are also used to support and provide better handling to the clothing. But the uses of these trims depend on the design and need of the garment.