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Understitch

10:51 AM


Understitch: This technique is used to make a clean, crisp fold at a neckline or edge. To understitch, there must be a lining or facing piece. After seams are pressed open and clipped and/or notched, the seam allowances are pressed toward the lining or facing, and edgestitched together. No stitching shows on the outside of the piece.

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Tack

10:39 AM

Tack(ing): This technique is used to hold something in place. It can be done by hand or machine.
Stitch together by making several stitches in the same place and secure with a knot.

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Armscye

10:16 AM


Armscye: the curved part of a bodice at the armhole where the sleeve is attached.

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Appliqué

9:33 AM

Appliqué: A sewing technique used to attach a shape to a base fabric.

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