F

fabric glue
fabric medium
fabric paint
fabrics store
facade
facedown (adv)
facelift
facepiece
faceplate
faceup (adv)
fagoting (n)
fait accompli
family-style (adj) (added 9.17.14)
fanback
fancywork
fanfold (n, v)
fanlight
farfalle (see Pasta List)
farmers market (updated 11/21/14)
fascia; fasciae
fascia board
fat eighth (9×21-inch fabric piece) (updated 4/16/15)
fat-free milk
fat quarter (18×21-inch fabric piece) (updated 4/16/15)
faux- (adj)
faux pas
fax
feather bed
featherstitch (n, v)
feed dogs
feed sack (n, adj)
felting-needle mat
felt-tip pen (added 5.5.14)
fence line
fencerow
feng shui (no ital)
-fest (suffix, no hyphen)
festivalgoer
fettuccine (see Pasta List)
fettuccine Alfredo
fiberboard
fiber-cement
fiberfill
fiberglass
fiberglass insulation
Fiesta (registered trademark) dinnerware
figured velvet
filet (lace)
filet crochet (n)
filigreed (adj)
fillet
Fimo (scultpting clay/compound)
fines herbes
finger-crease
finger-joint (n)
finger-press
finishing nails
firebox
firebrick
fire-engine red
fire pit
fireproof
fire screen
fire-stop
first class (n)
first-class (adj, adv)
first-come–first-served
firsthand
fishbone
fish fry
fishpond
five-patch (n, adj)
five-spice powder
fix up (v)
fix-up (n)
flambé
flame stitch
flame-stitch (v)
flapjack
flatbread
flat-fell seam
flathead screw
flat iron steak
flat-panel
flat-screen
flatware
flaxseed meal
flaxseeds
flea market (n, adj)
fleur-de-lis (plural: fleurs-de-lis)
flier (one who flies)
flock (v, n: material used to make flocked designs)
flocking (n: a design in flock)
flood lamp
floodlight
floorboard
floorcloth
floor covering
floor plan
floppy disk
floral foam (added 2/6/17)
Florentine stitch (n)
florets
florists tape (updated 5/29/15)
florists wire (updated 5/29/15)
flow-blue
flowerbed
flower head
flowerpot
fluorescent
fluted tube pan (use instead of trademarked Bundt pan)
flyer (advertising circular)
foam-core board
focaccia
foldout
folk art (n, adj)
foodborne
footboard
footrest
footstool
forego (precede)
forgo (abstain)
formal
formalwear
Fostoria
Four-Patch (n, adj: quilting block)
four-poster (n, not four-poster bed)
fraîche
frappé
free-flowing
free-form (adj)
free hand (n)
freehand (adj, adv)
freehand-draw (v)
freehanded (adj: “generous”)
freehand-paint (v)
free-spirited
freestanding
freestyle
French bean
French country (use country French instead)
french-cut (adj)
French door
French dressing
french-fried (adj)
french-fry (v)
french fry (n)
French knot
French Provincial (in the style of Provence, France; see also Provençal, provincial)
French toast
fresco (plural: frescoes)
fricassee
frieze
frittata
front yard
froufrou
froyo (updated 9/19/17)
fruitcake
fruit cocktail
fruit cup
frying pan (use skillet, not sauté pan)
fuchsia
fudgy
full time (n)
full-time (adj, adv)
fully cooked (no hyphen)
Fuji (film brand)
fund-raiser
fusible web (n; in quilting materials lists, specify lightweight or heavyweight)
fusible-web (adj)
fusilli (see Pasta List)

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