Villegas Patterns

Sewing Glossar

Whether you’re a seasoned seamstress or just starting your sewing journey, understanding the terminology and jargon used in the world of sewing is essential. My Sewing Glossary is here to provide you with a comprehensive collection of terms, definitions and explanations related to sewing, pattern making & garment construction.


Pattern and Sewing Terms

From basic stitches to advanced techniques, this glossary will help demystify sewing terminology, making it easier for you to follow patterns, communicate with fellow sewists, and expand your sewing skills. Whether you’re looking to master the art of backstitching, explore the intricacies of fabric grain, or unravel the mysteries of seam allowances, my Sewing Glossary is your go-to resource. Let’s dive in and unlock the secrets of sewing together!

Please note: this glossary is currently a work-in-progress project and will be updated frequently. Everytime I use new words in my tutorials or patterns, I will try to add them as soon as possible to my sewing glossary.