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  • Glossary of sewing terms


    This glossary contains terms used in sewing, tailoring and related crafts. For terms used in the creation or manufacturing of textiles, including spinning, knitting, weaving, and individual fabrics and finishing processes, see Glossary of textile manufacturing. For terms used in dyeing, see Glossary of dyeing terms.Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts, arising the in Paleolithic Era. Although usually associated with clothing and household linens, sewing is used in a variety of crafts and industries, including shoemaking, upholstery, sailmaking, bookbinding and the manufacturing of some kinds of sporting goods. Sewing is the fundamental process underlying a variety of textile arts and crafts, including embroidery, tapestry, quilting, appliqué and patchwork. 1. A ---- 2. B ---- 3. C ---- 4. D ---- 5. E ---- 6. F ---- 7. G ---- 8. H ---- 9. I ---- 10. J ----- 11. L ----- 12. M ----- 13. N ----- 14. O ----- 15. P ----- 16. Q ----- 17. R ----- 18. S ----- 19. T ----- 20. W ----- 21. Y -----

  • List of sewing occupations


    List of occupations requiring sewing skills. Bookbinder Cordwainer Corsetier Draper Dressmaker Embroiderer Glover Hatter Leatherworker Milliner Parachute rigger Quilter Sailmaker Seamstress Shoemaker Tailor Taxidermist Upholsterer

  • Dressmaker


    Pierre Balmain and the actress Ruth Ford, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1947 A dressmaker is a person who makes custom clothing for women, such as dresses, blouses, and evening gowns. A dressmaker is also called a mantua-maker (historically) or a modiste.

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