What are the small circles on a sewing pattern?

What are the little triangles on sewing patterns?

Sewing notches are the little triangles or markings on your sewing pattern that help you match up your pieces. They may seem a pain when you are cutting your fabric out but they stop you joining pieces upside down or back to front and having to spend a frustrating time with your seam ripper later on.

What is the basic pattern?

The basic pattern is the very foundation upon which pattern making, fit and design are based. The basic pattern is the starting point for flat pattern designing. It is a simple pattern that fits the body with just enough ease for movement and comfort (Shoben and Ward).

What four factors should you consider when picking a pattern?

What factors should be considered when choosing a pattern?

  • Matching your sewing skill to the pattern’s level of complexity.
  • Filling a need in your wardrobe.
  • Choosing a design that flattens your body shape.

What does centerfold mean on a pattern?

(sɛntərfoʊld ) Word forms: centerfoldsregional note: in BRIT, use centrefold. countable noun. A centerfold is a picture that covers the two central pages of a magazine, especially a photograph of a naked or partly naked woman.

What is a placement line on a pattern?

Placement Lines show where to place details such as patch pockets, flaps, casings, and decorative trim.

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