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‘ ' . lÍ ¿j , „ _2,132,516 ¿PATENîrl-¿ orrics »24325.11 ` ' r‘ GsmNrnaNn ï ‘ „ ‘ Harry‘Hardic, Md.,_a'corporationofMaryland Faultless Manufacturing Baltimore, Companyfßaltlmorc, , ' i î .¿`y . Y ì " . , , » « i >.minimalen september :5,11937, serial No. 165,609 , 4 tCIsim- (ciali-_12)`>V ` ,i »- . ,i ~ v " „ i 'I'he present lnventionrclatesto` garments and ' » of rows'may be used, dependent upon the width , _‘ more vespecially to la band li'oi: use in or on gar- ' of the band.y 'Preferably,-though not necessarily, ` «mentar i ¿, ` Y \ y " ` the fabricfstrip I is cut on the bias toincrease` 'The ‘.present'finvention `isfv more particularly' its _elasticityxand is slightly wider than» thef» "5 .adapted forshoulder strap bands. althoughïfit »stretchable fabric'l when the band is completed-5 ' , "may, bef‘îu'sed in.y other portions of‘v garments ` where elastic _bands -are desirable. . ' _soas to substantially cover the inner facing and l render the same invisible when the band is‘in use Fig. 1 is a cross-»section online I-I of Fig. 2, on the wearer. The strip of outer fabric Iymay Vshowing‘the parts ‘separated "in order to more t be of a different color from the inner knitted ` »7"¿5'1‘0‘ clearly disclose' the construction. l» `li'lg. 2vis a plan viewV ofa band‘in accordance L with “the present invention showing `portions, ` for the strip I, the band is sewed together while under _tension and as soon as the tension is re, `which is illustrated. ' i » , _ ` of such construction _as is adaptable for narrow ` 20 bands such as are commonly used for shoulder "straps or the like and more particularly for use ywith under garments. " , ` ' stretchable fabric I is unshirred. The knitted fabric I is adapted to comprise the inner side ofthe band which isin contact with the skin of « e ythe wearer and since this stretchable fabric does» 20. , rnot'shir'r, it forms asmooth surface which adds to t the comfort of the device when in use.k ‘ Y \ t The device maybe manufactured by a single . f -ì of stretchable fabric of any desirable construction, has preferablyknitted material. The edges of this Iistrip I comprise turned-in hems 2 which face operation of sewing, inthat the strips of fabric 4I and I and the strip of rubber- l may be run as“ throush‘ suitable forming and holding' devices» under a four-needle, or more, sewing machine- The 'fabric 5 maybe and preferably is non- so that when the `strips of vfabric are fed into » l stretchable fabric, although the invention isuse- the proper device,fthe hems are automaticallyl l construction, where‘such constructions are de‘,sired. However, the fabric 5 is preferably cut ~ 'v “on the bias and this tends to make the outer face somewhat elastic, but not as stretchable asrthe "35' inner face of yknitted fabric I. Non-stretchable the edges of the rubber strip and the materials are stretched until the sewing operation is com-f pleted _at which time tension is released and the band leaves the sewing machine as a completed article; of manufacture. yWhere the device is a5 vfabric when cut on the bias may be elongated by ‘ j distorting the mesh of the weave if the‘bias cut ' strip is subjected to -longitudinal stress, and this constructed under tension, ordinary stitches may be used, to sew the plurality of rows of stitching. Where the fabrics are both fully stretchable and "1’.30`ful withstretchable fabric for the entire fabric ‘ leased,r the Vrubber strip 8 contracts. ,thereby llil slightly shirringthcfabric I while the knitted or t I „ ' .The preferred construction comprises a strip I against Aturned-in hems l of a strip of fabric I. n , Preferably, where non-stretchable fabric is used i the construction,y » "The present invention relatestoa‘garment band ` the garment II.- ‘ broken away' inA order to more clearlyillustrate Y l5 Fig. aillustrates the bandasappiiedasshoulder ~ straps to a garment, the lupper `'part only of i Y Afabric I and may comprise the same ma'terialas- 10 formed with the hem ofthe outer facing enclosing so may be desirable under certain circumstances. l the device is constructedwithout tension, then all ¿o Thesmp of fabricl i and strip of fahne s‘ com- of the longitudinal stitchesare of the streichabiej 4t - prise a sheath `in which is enclosed -a strip oi' stitch type which is well known in the art. sheet rubber 6. StitchesÍ 1 and 8 ypass through . ‘ Four rows of stitching areshown, but itis to the turned-in hems 2 and I and also pass through ‘ be understood that for `bands of different widths, the edges of the strip of sheet rubber I. The j other numbers of rows of stitches may be'used.` ` `45 »turned-in hems 4 of the fabric 5 are turned in ‘ over Vthe edges of the rubberstrip 6 to! enclose ^ \ these edges `in fabric. ‘ _. The present invention utilizing non-Stretching 45 ,n fabric for the outer portion of the strap is of Thef‘stitches 1 :and l suchnature as to comprise a narrow, neat,`elas- anchor the fabric pieces I andv 5 at their edges lto tic band which does not detract from t 'e appear-- r 3 complete the sheath by passing through the hems ' ance ofthe garment and adds to the comfort of l A 50 2 and l. Rows of stitching yStand III pass through the wearer because of its elasticity and further- 50` " ` "the fabricA I , the strip or sheet rubber 6, and the more, the vinner, portion of the sheath being ,fabric 5, thereby anchoring the sheet rubber strip stretchable fabric, lies smoothly in place against i ` ‘ securely in‘position‘ within the sheath. While two ` I intermediate rows of stitching 9 and III are shown, the -skin of the wearer when the band is in use. Theenclnsing of the edges of the rubber strip I 56 it :is to bey .understood that any desired number by hems of the outer facing tends to make a larger 55 f 2 2,182,616 ' bend ce the edges of this facing and thus makes the band very ñexible. Furthermore, the con struction admits of the use of a quite thin rubber strip which also contributes to the Iiexibllity of the finished band. The plurality of intermediate rows of` stitching locks the parts together and pre vents buckling of the parts as well as securely anchoring the rubber strip in place. What I claim is: remote'from the rows of stitches through the hems of said sheath, said strip of sheet rubber being under sufficient tension to normally retain said strip of non-stretchable fabricl in a shirred condition. ` 2. An article of manufacture comprising a shoulder'strap band having a pair of superim posed strips of fabric with in-turned edges form „ ing hems, stitches through said hems joining said strips of fabric together to form a sheath, a strip 10 1. As an article of manufacture, a shouldery of sheet rubber within said sheath, the edges of 10 strap band comprising a strip of stretchable fab said strip of rubber being enclosed in certain of ric, a pair of in-turned hems on the edges of said hems, and stitching other than the stitching said strip and both facing the same side of said ythrough said hems anchoring said rubber within strip, a strip of non-stretchable fabric cut on the 15 sheath. bias in order that said strip of non-stretchable said 3. A shoulder strap for a garment as an article fabric may be elongated by distortion of the weave of the fabric, a strip of sheet rubber adiacent the non-stretchable fabric, a. pair of irl-turned hems on the edges of said non-stretchabie fabric, said hems on the strip of non-stretchable fabric facing the hems on the strip of stretchable fabric and enclosing theedges of the strip of sheet rub ber, a pair of rows of stitches passing through said hems and the edges of the strip of rubber, and sewing said strips of fabric together to form a sheath, and stitches extending lengthwise of said strip of rubber and through said sheath to anchor said strip of rubber within said sheath of manufacture comprising a pair of superim posed strips of fabric sewed together at their edges to form a sheath, a strip of sheet rubber within said sheath, and stitches other than those sewing the fabric strips together and extending lengthwise of said band for anchoring the said rubber within said sheath, one of said strips of fabric being wider than the other whereby the wider strip only is visible when said band is in 25 use. ~ l HARRY HARDIE.