Sewing Terms Starting with Letter K

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.
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Trouser Kick Tape
Kick Tape

Kick tape is narrow polyester tape that is sewn along bottom edge of men's trousers. Kick tape helps to save a hem (folded fabric on bottom) from wiping. Here is a simple and easy way how to hem jeans with kick tape.

Knee control lever
Knee Control Lever

Knee lever is used for lifting a sewing machine presser foot. Knee control lever is an alternative device of hand lever a presser foot. Knee control lever frees hands of seamstresses and is used for controlling industrial sewing machine only.

Knitted Fabric
Knitted Fabric

Knitted fabric is similar to knitwear made on a knitting machine. Knitted fabric is formed row by row of interlocking loops.

Knife of a serger

Every serger has special upper and lower blades that is needed for cutting edges of fabrics. This feature of serger helps make a nice and smooth overcast stitch.

Knife Pleat
Knife Pleat

Simple way of making folds - make pleats along waistline turned in one direction.

Knitting Machine Needles
Knitting Machine Needles

Knitting machine needle is main detail of flat knitting machine. Most home models knitting machineŻ have 200 needles.

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