In apparel manufacturing industry; various types of sewing machine is used for stitching. This stitch is required to join different parts of the fabric.
According to British Standard 3870 and ISO 4915:1991, the stitches are as follow:
- Class 100: Chain Stitch
- Class 200: Hand Stitch
- Class 300: Lock Stitch
- Class 400: Multi Thread Chain Stitch
- Class 500: Over Edge Chain Stitch
- Class 600: Covering Chain Stitch