Sewing Vocabulary

Sewing Vocabulary


The ⁢ small spool that fits ⁢inside the bobbin ‍case,
holding the lower thread of a sewing/” title=”Stitching Stories:‌ A‍ Beginner's Guide to Sewing”>sewing machine.

​ ‍ Example: “Remember to wind‍ the thread around the bobbin before sewing.”


​ The finished edge of⁢ a garment⁢ or fabric ⁢that ⁣has been⁣ class=”important”>folded over and stitched to prevent fraying.

⁣ ⁣ Example: “She expertly hemmed the ‌dress to the desired length.”


⁢ A line of stitching that joins two pieces of fabric⁢ together.

‌ ⁣ Example: “Make sure to sew a straight seam for a ⁢professional‍ finish.”

⁤ Pattern

⁣ ⁣ A template or guide used to⁣ cut fabric and
construct​ a garment.

Example:‍ “She followed the pattern to create a beautiful dress.”

​ Notions

⁤ ‍ Small sewing supplies such‍ as buttons, zippers, or thread.

‍ Example: “She went to the store to buy notions for her next project.”

⁤ Serger

⁤ ⁢ A specialized sewing machine used to create clean, finished edges and seams.

⁤ Example: “The serger is perfect⁢ for sewing​ stretchy fabrics.”


⁣​ ‌The diagonal direction of woven fabric⁢ that allows it to stretch and drape

Example: “When cutting on the bias, the fabric has a luxurious ⁤drape.”

Seam Ripper

‍ A small tool ⁤ used ‍to remove stitches and undo
‌ sewing mistakes.

‌‌ ⁤Example: “She had to use the seam ripper to fix the misplaced​ seam.”

Explore⁣ more sewing terminology at our ‍ ‌ target=”_blank”>Sewing Terms Glossary.

2 thoughts on “Sewing Vocabulary

  1. Interesting!
    #GreatResourceForSewers: See how much you can learn about this craft by picking up some sewing vocabulary!

  2. Super helpful information!

    #SewStylish: Learning the language of sewing is a great way to improve your skills and make beautiful creations!

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