1.1.1 These terms and definitions are not necessarily consisten with those used in the apparel or home furnishings manufacturing industries.
22.214.171.124 This terminology provides a common base for use in the preparation of educational materials and pattern guide sheets for home sewing.
126.96.36.199 Each stitch is identified with a definition, a discussion of how the stitch is formed and might be used and an illustration of one or more possible stitch patterns. This terminology does not include stitches made by sergers, hemmers, or by attachments to the home sewing machines.
188.8.131.52 These seams and seam finishes may be produced on a conventional sewing machine or by hand.
184.108.40.206 Other seam types or finishes may be more appropriate if equipment other than the conventional sewing machine is available.
220.127.116.11 Section 3, Terminology, is categorized into two subsections, specific to the two areas of specialization under this document: Relating to Seams and Relating to Stitches.