basting / baste – temporary stitching, made either by hand or by machine, to hold in place two (or more) layers of fabric. Basting is
binding – applying a strip of a fabric, usually cut on the bias, to finish raw edges of a garment. Relatively easy way of finishing
bobbin – a small spool onto which you need to wind a thread, usually referring to a spool on which the lower thread of the
dart – one of the most important garment construction concepts. Darts add the third dimension to otherwise flat fabrics. They are triangular or diamond-shaped folds
easing – the process of gathering extra length on one piece of the garment to match the other one, slightly shorter. The intension of easing
edgestitching – (top)stitching very close to the folded or sewn edge. Edge-stitching is done usually to stabilize the edge or for decorative purposes.