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What is Seamless Underwear?

Release time:2019-02-28

Are you worried about the visible panty line under your formal pants or slacks? Traditional underwear always has many sidelines after sewing. Seamless underwear and seamless clothing solve this problem. It also has the advantages of breathable, elastic, shape building, cost-saving, etc. Then, what is seamless underwear? Let's find the answer from the seamless underwear manufacturer's point of view.


What seamless underwear is

The concept of "seamless knitting" was founded in the 1980s. In 1984, the Italian company Santoni applied for the patent of the seamless underwear knitting machine. Since then, seamless technology has been applied to the underwear field. In 1988, the Italian Santoni company continued to develop and research advanced technology, making seamless underwear products enter the market in large quantities.

Can you picture “a cylindric sock” in your mind? Seamless underwear could be imagined as a super large columnar sock, there are no sewing lines or cutting lines around the torso except for the arms and legs, no seam on both sides of the waist, no seam on both sides of the underwear.

Seamless underwear usually refers to seamless panties, seamless bras and seamless shapewear. It is a kind of one-time shaping of seamless clothing manufactured by circular knitting machines. Unlike ordinary underwear, seamless underwear is made directly from yarn rather than lamellate fabric. (To see how to make seamless underwear)

The commonly used yarn materials of seamless underwear include nylon yarn, polyester yarn, spandex yarn, cotton yarn, etc. These yarns knit in the interior of clothing in order of longitude and latitude. After knitting, they will be sent for dyeing, simple sewing and packaging.

Wearers love seamless underwear for the reason that they can be forgiving, non-restrictive and they are not binding. The dearth of seams gives improved ease and comfort as the body moves.

what does seamless underwear mean?


What does seamless underwear mean?

According to Wikipedia, “Underwear” is “Clothes worn next to the skin, underneath outer clothing”. 

So, we can define Seamless Underwear (In French, called "sous-vêtements sans couture") Meaning as Seamless knitting clothes worn next to the skin, underneath other clothing, and are made by circular knitting machine with seamless technology. There are no seamed lines around the main body of the underwear as the above picture shows.


Is seamless underwear completely seamless?

The answer is “NO”.

Basically, all clothing needs to be sewn, which inevitably results in more or less sewing lines.

“Seamless” is relative to the concept of “Seamed”. Its main body is entire and seamless. The crotch of panties, the limbs of tops, the straps of bras all need to be sewn primitively.


Seamless and seamed part of seamless underwear

So, once you find some seam lines on the seamless underwear you just bought, never say that an underwear shop is a fraud. He is really wronged!


What are the biggest differences between common undergarments and seamless underwear?

1, Facade

There are no sewing lines and threads in the main body parts and the waistband bottom of seamless underwear.

2, Custom-made jacquard pattern

You might require to purchase an entire piece of existing jacquard material to make routine underclothing, and all the patterns have actually been chosen by the material provider. You do not get an opportunity to reveal your style skill even by yourself personal logo design products!

Seamless knitted clothes have actually currently resolved this issue. The jacquard pattern on seamless underwear can be tailored easily. You can simply send your preferred jacquard style to the producer and they will weave them on in the knitting procedure.

3, Production procedure

Routine underclothing is mainly stitched from lots of pieces of cut fabric, there are lots of stitches throughout the material.

Seamless undergarment is made straight from a mix of yarn products consisting of Nylon yarn, Polyester yarn, Elastane yarn, Cotton yarn, etc. These yarns are equally knitted in the interior of clothes in order of longitude and latitude. The semi-finished underclothing is similar to a big columnar sock.

Seamless weaving is synonymous with "comfort", which allows various natural fibers, man-made fibers, and synthetic fibers to achieve the best combination of applications. The seamless product fits the skin and seamlessly connects the neck, waist and buttocks, making it more comfortable and natural to wear.


Benefits of seamless underwear:

 1, Future Trends

Fewer seams, it saves a lot of embarrassment. Seamless underwear also has the features of body-building, comfort, anti-microbial, suitable for fitness. These conform to the people who pursue a healthy, comfortable lifestyle. Seamless underwear will become the mainstream of the future underwear industry, with very high commercial value.

2, Cost Saving

The labor cost and the rent cost of the factory increased year by year, which can be said to be the biggest expenditure of the seamless clothing manufacturers. Seamless underwear is mainly made by the seamless knitting machine. It can save up to 30% on the cost of producing cut-and-sew underwear.

3, Consistent Quality

Seamless knitting technology began to develop in the 1990s, has been a mature process. Although a computer can't replace the human brain, its stable, precise and strong information processing ability is unmatched by the human brain. The seamless knitting machine controlled by a computer can produce continuously, stably, accurately and large-batch clothes with a lower defect rate. 

4, Flexibility of Motion
Seamless underwear supply more freedom than any other undergarments. There is more elasticity and permits the body parts to relocate with freedom. Moreover, considering that there is no joint, the structure of the seamless clothing, is never ever an issue.

5, Breathable Fabric
Seamless modern technology is known for design extra comfortable as well as breathable garments. The air movement is far better than any other garment due to its visual health and fitness.

6, All-Way Stretch
Seamless undergarment stretches in all directions and also sticks to the body like a second skin. This allows the athlete to perform at his best adding agility.

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