pressed edge

pressed edge

That edge of a footing along which the greatest soil pressure occurs under conditions of overturning.
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Pin the center back facing pressed edge to the zipper tape wrong side and hand stitch.
Open up the top pressed edge and insert the buckram, lining it up with the top of the pelmet, then fold the back over again and pin in place.
Stitch a small rectangle on each end, enclosing the first pressed edge against the strap.
Align the raw edge of the next strip with the pressed edge of the previous strip.