August 14, 2010 in Glossary
The weaving of thread or yarn across a hole in a piece of fabric to fill and conceal the hole. You can also darn across a thin or worn area of fabric to strengthen it, to prevent a hole from forming, and to close a fabric tear.
The editors of SINGER Worldwide. Mending and Repari, 2007, page 24.
April 10, 2010 in Glossary
Pair of mirror-image knife pleats folded toward each other. An inverted pleat folded into an opening at the lower end of¬†the center back seam of a straight skirt is also known as a kick pleat.
June 23, 2009 in Glossary
A rolled hem is a vary narrow hem - much more narrow¬†than what you would get by turning, pressing and stitching. These tiny hems are seen on napkins, the edge of ruffles, tableclothes, linings and scarves.
You can achive a rolled hem with the Lauren with a 3-thread set-up or by using a rolled hem foot on your sewing machine.