Sewing Terms Starting with Letter G
If you want to learn sew you need to know and understand a lot sewing definitions and terms. Here is a dictionary of sewing terms and terminology.
All terms and definitions are explained by professional tailor. To all terms, in addition to the description, is attached photo image.
Gathering is used to shorten a length along edges of fabric. On this photo is a way how to tighten a fabric edge with two threads. Be careful when pulling these threads, they can be broken. Read more: How to make a circle skirt.
Gingham is a cotton fabric having two contrasting tone. This is main feature of gingham. Second feature: it is a medium-weight fabric made from dyed cotton or cotton-blend fine yarns.
Grain of fabric
Grain is direction of vertical edge a fabric. Direction of fabric you should be taken into account before laying out pattern pieces and cutting details of garments. Many fabrics are stretched only horizontally (along grosswise grain).
Graph paper on white background is used for drafting patterns. Graph paper can be in sheets or in roll.
This is a triangular piece of fabric is inserted in-between edges of narrow part of garments. Gusset is most commonly used to expand under a sleeve and pants.
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Sewing Terms and Definitions with Pictures