Sewing Terms Starting with Letter T

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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Tartan Fabric
Tartan Fabric

Tartan is plaid fabric (wool) that used for men's national scottish skirt (kilt). The tartan fabric can have a wide range of colours.

Teflon Presser Foot
Teflon Presser Foot

The teflon presser foot (nonstick foot) has a very slippery surface of the sole a foot. The teflon presser foot is used for sewing genuine leather, vinyl, suedes and other materials.

Tension of the Threads
Tension

The top and bottom threads of sewing machines must have a certain tension. The top needle thread needs be insert into the thread tension assembly. Bobbin thread can be adjusted by a screw on the surface of the bobbin case.

Tailors Ham
Tailors Ham

Tailor's ham is needed for ironing seams and fabrics. It placed on wet (after the steam iron) seams and held for several minutes. Mini ironing board helps you to press sleeves and shoulders of garments.

Thimble
Thimble

The thimble is sewing tool that is used for sewing by hand leather and other thick fabrics and materials.

Transfer Tools
Transfer Tools

Knitting machine transfer tools are needed for removal and transfer the loops. The transfer tools have one, two, three and more needle.

Threads
Threads

Some types of fabrics and sewing projects require a certain types of sewing threads, thick and thin, from cotton to polyester and any colors.

Top stitch
Top Stitch

Top stitching are laid on the top of garments or other items. Top stitches are used for decorative finishes also.

Men's turtleneck
Turtleneck

A turtleneck (US, Canada) is the mens or womens shirt with high collar that folds over and covers the neck.

Tweezers
Tweezers

Before you start to thread serger you need prepare tweezers. Using tweezers, you can easy to insert a thread in the loopers.

Twill Tape
Twill Tape

Twill tape needed for strengthen joints fur garments, edging the fabric edge etc.

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