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What is "Pocket" - Definition & Explanation

(patch) A pocket attached to the outside of the garment and constructed of self-fabric. Pocket (quarter)- The angle from the side seam.
(slash) - A pocket that must be entered through a slash on the garment. The pocket pouch is suspended from and attached to the slash.
(swing) - The pocket pouch is suspended from and attached to the pocket opening.
(quarter) - The angle from the side seam.
(stitched/topstitched) - The same as stitch and turn pocket, except with an added row of stitching along the folded edges.
(rule) - A patch pocket attached on the outseam, halfway betweeen the hip and the knee of the garment; usually found on coveralls.
(patch) - A pocket attached to the outside of the garment and constructed of self-fabric.
Facing - A piece of shell (outer) material super-imposed on the top of the pocket material at its opening to conceal the lining.
(serged) - A pocket formed by joining two pieces of fabric and joining the edges with safety-stitching.
(stitch and turn) - Formed when two pieces of fabric are joined along the edges and turned so that the raw seam margin is inside of the finished pocket.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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