Member since 12/16/07
Date: 5/22/12 2:51 PM
I'm working with a pattern written in German. I've managed to translate the text, but am stumped on these acronyms appearing on the edge of some pattern pieces:
RVD/FL and MV-VM.
Hope someone can help!
Thanks, Martha Lyle
Member since 12/24/07
In reply to MLyle
Date: 5/22/12 3:17 PM
I should be able to help - at least a bit:
FL = Fadenlauf --> lengthwise grain line
VM = vordere Mitte --> center front
I have not come across yet RVD or MV: can you describe on which pattern pieces you found them? And which pattern company? I may be able to get a better idea or search their website.
RV is the abbreviation for Rei▀verschlu▀ --> zipper but I would have no idea yet what RVD stands for.
-- Edited on 5/22/12 3:19 PM --
Member since 6/13/08
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Date: 5/22/12 4:42 PM
The abbreviations RVD and MV are Dutch. They stand for 'recht van draad' (straight of grain) and 'middenvoor' (centre front).