Sewing Terms Starting with Letter O
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.
If you want to make a soft seam press both seam allowance to opposite sides (open). Open seam is used also for sewing items of leather.
This fairly stiff and transparent fabrics that is used for sewing curtains and lush skirts.
Oscillating Shuttle Hook
Before buying a new sewing machine you need to know some differences in features between other models of sewing machines. One feature that has a main role is a shuttle hook system (rotary and oscillating). Most of old sewing machines and some modern models have vertical oscillating shuttle hook system.
Overlock Sewing Machine
This type of sewing machines is used to overcast, or sew over and enclose some raw edges of fabrics. At the same time a serger can to cut a fabric edge also. If you want to sew your garments proffesionally you need use this sewing machine. With overlock sewing machine you can fast and easy to work and all edges of fabric will have a qualitative and professional look.
A hand stitch that wraps around an edge of fabric like a spiral.
Quilted fabric is most used for sewing blankets. Quilted fabric can be easy way to make insulated lining for jackets and coats.
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Sewing Terms and Definitions with Pictures