Sewing Terms Starting with Letter Z

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.


Zig-zag machine
Zig-zag Sewing Machine

All modern sewing machines can perform zigzag stitching. All additional stitches that can to do sewing machines are based on the using the zigzag stitch.

Zigzag Stitch
Zigzag Stitch

A zigzag stitch is used for different purposes, from making the buttonhole to perform many types of decorative stitches.


Zippers have different sizes (3, 5, 8). There are metal zippers, invisible zippers, plastic molded zippers etc. A zipper (zip, fly or zip fastener) is the easy way to do the binding of edges your skirt or trousers.

Zipper foot
Zipper Presser Foot

A sewing machine attachment that is designed for installing zippers; the design of the foot allows the needle to stitch close different items such as zippers and cording.

Zippered pockets
Zippered Pockets

Zippered pockets is easy way to make pocket. Zippered pockets most often are made on the men jackets and handbags.

Zipper Slider
Zipper Slider

It is often possible to repair the zipper on the jacket with replacing the slider only. Here is zipper slider replacement guide.

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