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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.

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Some more terms:

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