Wednesday, 1 February 2012




1. the edge of woven fabric finished so as to prevent ravelling, often in a narrow tape effect, different from the body of the fabric.
2. any similar strip or part of surplus material, as at the side of wallpaper.
3. Also called margin. Philately . the surplus paper or margin around a sheet of stamps.
4. a plate or surface through which a bolt of a lock passes.

I keep my life in selvage
Hoping this will keep it
From unravelling.

1 comment:

Trellissimo said...

Brilliant piece of advice - My Mum told me all about selvages...they stopped her seams from fraying!