Sewing Terms Starting with Letter I
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.
Display of sewing machine shows you information needed for proper working. Display is most expensive detail. The larger size has information display the higher price of sewing machine.
Inseam. This term refers to inner seam on trousers (pants) between legs.
Inseam pocket is sewn in side seam of dress and other garments.
Interfacing is material that used to stiffen fabric and strengthen seams. Interfacing keeps a shape of garments fabrics from stretching it.
Box pleated skirts have little pleats around a waist. Skirts may have one or more inverted pleats. The folds can have different widths depending on cell size of plaid fabrics and your desire. Wider pleats are so fluffy looks skirt. So a skirt with pleats can to hide some flaws of female figure.
An invisible hem stitching is used to hem skirts, trousers etc. The invisible hem stitching can be done manually or using a sewing machine with special presser foot.
Invisible zippers are most used for sewing women's garments: dresses, skirts etc. These zippers are called 'invisible' because they are placed under folded fabric edges.
An iron is used to straighten or pressing fabrics or garments. Modern irons have a steam function.
Ironing Cleaning Stick
Ironing cleaning stick is used for cleaning an iron soleplate. Using this pencil be careful. It has strong smells and dripping with hot drops.
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Sewing Terms and Definitions with Pictures