Sewing Terms Starting with Letter K

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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Trouser Kick Tape
Kick Tape

Kick tape is narrow polyester tape that is sewn along the bottom edge of mens trousers. Kick tape helps to save the hem of folded fabric from worn. Here is the simple and easy way how to hem jeans with kick tape.

Knee control lever
Knee Control Lever

The knee lever is used for lifting a presser foot of sewing machine. Knee control lever is an alternative device of hand lever of presser foot. Knee control lever frees the hands of seamstresses and is used for controlling the industrial sewing machine.

Knitted Fabric
Knitted Fabric

A knitted fabric is similar to knitwear made on a knitting machine. The knitted fabric is formed row by row of interlocking loops.

Knife of a serger
Knife

Every serger has special upper and lower knives that is needed for cutting an edge of the fabric. This feature a serger helps make a nice and smooth overcast stitch.

Knife Pleat
Knife Pleat

The simple way of fold - the pleats along the waistline turned in one direction.

Knitting Machine Needles
Knitting Machine Needles

Knitting machine needle is main detail of flat knitting machine. Most home models have 200 needles.

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