- Backstitch: Stitching back over the preceding stitch. This is often done at the beginning and end of sewing a seam on a sewing machine.
- Binding: The final step in making a quilt (or other sewing project) that covers the raw edges of the quilt top, batting, and backing.
- Bundt Pan: A ring pan with ridges often used to make bundt cake.
- Cream: Creaming a mixture simply means beating the fat and sugar together so that air bubbles are incorporated into the mixture. These air bubbles allow the batter to rise while in the oven.
- Double-Turned Hem: A hem that is turned twice before sewing the seam.
- Hem: Folding and sewing an edge of a piece of cloth, fabric, etc.
- Mandoline: Kitchen device used to slicing and cutting.
- Press: Iron.
- Pullets: A group of chickens that are all female.
- Seam: A line formed by sewing.
- Seam Allowance: (also known as inlays) Distance between the edge of the fabric and the stitching line.
- Slip Stitch: A concealed stitch for sewing folded edges (as hems) made by alternating running the needle inside the fold and picking up a thread or two from the body of the article. (Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary)
- Straight-Run Chicks: Refers to a group of chickens where the gender is not identified.
- Straight Stitch: The basic, standard stitch on most sewing machines; but, this stitch can also be done by hand. These are individual stitches made without crossing or looping the thread.
- Tying-Off a Quilt: One method of finishing a quilt that ensures the quilt top, batting, and backing are bound together. This is an easier, faster method than hand- or machine- quilting.
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