Sewing Terms Starting with Letters V and W

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.

V-W

Velcro
Velcro

The nylon fastening tape having two different parts. The side that has the hooks clings to the side having the pile. Velcro (hook-and-loop tape) is used instead of zippers on the garments, bags, shoes etc.

Vent of skirt
Vent

Vent is a slit on back or front panel of skirt or dress. Skirt vents are used for decoration and to ease movement.

Waistline
Waistline

Waistline is sewing measure that used for drafting the patterns of garments. This line is the narrowest place around the torso (standard size).

Welt Pocket
Welt Pocket

A welt pocket is hole with two narrow welts. A welt pocket is sewn to the back of men's trousers.

Wool
Wool

Wool of sheep, goats, lama is source for manufacturing cashmere and mohair, alpaca etc.

Wrong side
Wrong side

Wrong side of fabric located inside the garments. The underside of the fabric is used for marking the lines of pattern.

Yarn for knitting
Yarn for Knitting

Yarn for hand knitting is different from the knitting machine yarn. Yarn for hand knitting thicker and usually wound in yarn skeins or balls that are not suitable for knitting machine.

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