Sewing Terms Starting with Letter G

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.

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Gathering
Gathering

Gathering is used to shorten the length along the edge of the fabric. On this photo is a way how to tighten the fabric edge with two threads. Be careful during pulling of threads, they can be broken. Read more: How to make a circle skirt.

Gingham
Gingham

Gingham is the cotton fabric having two contrasting tone. This is the main feature of the gingham. The second: it is a medium-weight fabric made from dyed cotton or cotton-blend fine yarns.

The grain of fabric
Grain

Grain is the direction of the vertical edge a fabric. Direction of the fabric you should be taken into account before laying out the pattern pieces and cutting the details of garments. Many fabrics are stretched only horizontally (along grosswise grain).

Graph Paper
Graph Paper

Graph paper on white background is used for drafting the pattern. Graph paper can be in sheets or in roll.

Gusset
Gusset

This is a triangular piece of fabric is inserted in-between edges of narrow part of garments. The gusset is most commonly used to expand under a sleeve and pants.

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