Sewing Terms Starting with Letter K
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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
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.
A knitted fabric is similar to knitwear made on a knitting machine. The knitted fabric is formed row by row of interlocking loops.
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.
The simple way of fold - the pleats along the waistline turned in one direction.
Knitting Machine Needles
Knitting machine needle is main detail of flat knitting machine. Most home models have 200 needles.
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