Sewing Terms Starting with Letter J

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.


Jeans fabric
Jeans Fabric

Denim jeans fabric contains 100% cotton fibers. Such kind of fabric often has a worn look (stonewashed).

Jersey fabrics

Jersey is a common term which implies any knitted fabrics.
If you tried to sew stretch knit fabrics you know how to hard to do it on regular sewing machine. For quality sewing jersey fabrics need to use special sewing machines: a serger and a coverstitch machine.

Jersey stitch
Jersey Stitch

This stitch used for sewing garments with knit fabrics. Jersey stitches are formed both in manual knitting, in which each loop included into another identical loop. Jersey stitches are formed on special sewing machine (cover stitch machine) having three and more needles and one looper.

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