The balance between four different types of energies involved in a seam and their relative magnitudes which can result in seam instability is focused on. Experimental results for seams with and without overfeeding are presented, which agree with the theoretical analysis.
Amirbayat, J. and McLaren Miller, J. (1991), "ORDER OF MAGNITUDE OF COMPRESSIVE ENERGY OF SEAMS AND ITS EFFECT ON SEAM PUCKER", International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 12-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb002972
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