Type
Crossword
Description

Sheer, voile-like textile ninon
a synthetic polymer fiber that contains at least 85% acrylonitrile. Acrylic
a sewing technique in which fabric shapes, lace or trim, are sewn onto a foundation fabric to create designs. Appliqué
a soft fibre that grows around the seeds o Cotton
denotes a rugged cotton twill textile. Denim
color fabric. There Dyes
decorative needlework Embroidery
The fibers form the structure of the fabric. Felt
garment worker folds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sews it down. Hem
Knitting is the Process of inter-looping of yarns or inter-meshing of loops Knitting
The fabric is lightweight openwork fabric, patterned, Lace
fibers woven in a grid-like structure Net
natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles Silk
protective shield worn on the finger or thumb. Thimble
type of tufted fabric in which the cut threads are very evenly distributed, Velvet
fiber derived from the hair of domesticated animals, usually sheep. Wool
long continuous length of interlocked fibers, Yarn
trimming in clothing and home decorating Trim
is a fine woven fabric or gauze. Tissue
single turn or loop of the thread or yarn in sewing, Stitch

Sewing Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

changing a garment such as shortening the length of slacks alterations
the 45 degree angle to the selvage bias
fabric tube that holds elastic or a draw string casing
cloth produced from yarns that have been woven or knitted together fabric
"teeth" under the needle plate that help move the fabric beneath the presser foot feed dog
long, thin hair-like strands that are made into yarn fibers
sewing machine part that raises the needle hand wheel
a textile used on the unseen side of fabrics to make an area of garment more rigid interfacing
using heat an a back and forth movement to remove wrinkles ironing
fibers from natural sources, mainly plants and animals natural fabrics
while stitching a seam the needle is left in the fabric, the presser foot is lifted then the fabric is turned pivot
using heat and an up and down motion to set seams, pleats, etc. pressing
a sewing machine part that keeps the fabric in position over the needle and on top of the feed dog presser foot
threads become loose or frayed ravel
able to spring back to the original shape resilient
to burn the fabric creating a discoloration on it scortch
the finished edge of the fabric that keeps the fabric from raveling selvage
fibers made in factories from chemicals and other raw materials synthetic fabrics
a cloth product textile
controls the flow of the upper thread on a sewing machine thread take up lever
spun thread that is woven or knit into fabric or used for sewing yarn

fabric/design/fashion crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

yarns that run lengthwise in woven fabric warp yarns
made from fibers, not yarns Non woven
use for neck,wrist, and bottom bands of sweatshirt & jackets rib nits
types of fabric using _________ include velvet, corduroy, terrycloth, and velveteen pile weave
a very weak weave satin weave
yarns that run crosswise in woven fabric weft yarns
seersucker,chiffon and taffeta are examples of _____ plain weave
denim, chino,gabardine are examples of ______ Twill weave
2 yarns and 2 needles are used in _____ knits double
process of pulling loops of yarns through other loops to create interlocking rows of stitches knitting
a knits use for T-shirt and sweaters jersey knits
little or no sewing machine is required seamless knits
direction of the lengthwise and crosswise yarns in a woven fabric is called what Grain
run in lengthwise direction like warp yarns wales
run in crosswise direction like weft yarns courses
a textile formed by weaving woven fabric
yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric knitted fabric
creates a patterned design Raschel
knits that lie flat and dont run or ravel tricot knits
a textile that is the raised surface or nap of a fabric pile textiles

Hand - Sewing Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Tool makes it easier to remove stitches along seam seam ripper
These are the best choice for cutting out pattern pieces bent handle shears
Used to measure your body tape measure
Measure long, straight distances with this yardstick
short ruler with adjustable slide seam gauge
used to cut a zigzag edge to minimize fraying pinking shears
Long temporary stitch done by hand or machine baste
small items used in sewing, such as thread, buttons, snaps, ect notions
the line on which the seam is stitched seam line
finished edge of woven fabrics that runs parallel to the lengthwise grain selvage
Secure stitching by ________ the thread at the cut end before stitching and at the end of stitching knotting
very strong stitch used in variety of ways: to repair seams, for topstitching and for hand sewing back stitch
used to prevent flat, raw edges from ravelling or to minimize the bulk of seam allowance when sewing two layers of fabric together by hand overcast stitch
stitch used for either a flat edge or an edge which has been turned under hemming stitch
"invisible" stitch used to connect two folded pieces of fabric or one flat and one folded piece slip stitch
It protects your finger as you sew by hand. thimble
This is threaded and used to sew fabric together. needle
Most thread comes on one of these spool
These are used to hold fabric together before the fabric is sown together either by hand or machine. pins
The "pretty side of the fabric. The part of the fabric with the design to be shown on the outside of the garment. Rightside
this is used to hold the fabric together in a finished garment or craft. thread
The line of stitching holding pieces of fabric together for crafts or clothing. seam
Pass sharp objects to others with the _________ first. handles
Pins and needles should never be placed in your _________. mouth
When no in use scissors should be left __________. closed

Textile Terms To Know Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The raw material (single thread) such as cotton, wool, or silk which is spun into a yarn Fibre
A group of fibres spun together to make a long strand suitable for making into material (fabric) Yarn
The cloth formed from yarns being woven or knitted together Fabric
The strong outside edge of a piece of fabric Selvedge
The threads that run parallel to the selvedge Warp
The threads that run from selvedge to selvedge, across the width of the fabric Weft
The crosswise threads of the fabric. The true bias makes a 45°angle with the straight threads and is stretchy Bias
The raised surface of a fabric that may pick up the light differently when held in various positions and traps Nap
Thin or thick yarns are twisted together to varying thicknesses, especially common in wool Ply
Usually indicated by an arrow on patterns to show the direction to place them on the fabric Grain
A special type of cotton used for sewing Thread

fabrics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

yarn that runs left to right weft
which way does a warp yarn run up and down
what provides the greatest stretch in the fabric bais
what weave is very weak satin
two types of fabrics knitted and woven
two types knitted yarns wales and courses
example of twill weave denim
what is made up of upright loops or strands of yarn pile
example of pile yarns corduroy
uses 2 yarns and 2 needles double knits
curls at the ends used for tshirts jersey knits
extra yarn is used to create a patterned design raschel
knits that lie flat and doesn't fun or travel tricot
columns of stitches rib knits
example of plain weave basket weave
directions of the lengthwise & crosswise woven fabrics grain
non woven fabrics are made from fibers
seamless knits or woven knits
simplest weave is a twill weave true or false false
chino is an example of ___ twill

FACS Unit 7 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

changing a garment such as shortening the length of the slacks alterations
the 45 degree angle to the selvage bias
fabric tube that holds elastic or a drawstring casing
threads in a fabric go selvage to selvage onthe fabric, they are perpendiclar to the selvage crosswise grain
cloth produced from yarns that hae been woven, knitted, or pressed together, then treated with dyes, coatings, or chemical finishes fabric
"teeth" under the needle plate that help move the fabric beneath the presser foot feed dog
the long, thin, hair-like strands that are made into yarn fibers
directions that include how to lay out, cut, and sew the pattern guide sheet
sewing machine part that raises the needle on the machine hand wheel
a textile used onthe unseen or "wrong" side of fabrics to make an area of a garment more rigid interfacing
using heat and a back and forth movement to remove wrinkles ironing
a plan on the guide sheet for placing the fabric layout
the threads in the fabri that are parallel to the selvage lengthwise grain
fibers from natural sources, mainly plants and animals natural fabrics
threads of a woven faric running at a slant off-grain
threads of a fabric that are carefully woven and run a 90 degree angle on-grain
formation of little balls of fiber onthe surface of a fabric, cause by abrasion in wear pilling
while stitching a seam the needle is left in the fabric, the presser foot is lifted then the fabric is turned pivot
using heat and an up and down motion to set seams, pleats, etc pressing
fabric used to protect the garment from the heat and anything tha might be on the iron press cloth
a sewing machin part that keeps the fabric in position over the needle and on top of the feed dog presser foot
threads become loose or frayed ravel
able to spring back to the original shape resilient
to burn the fabric creating a discoloration on it scorch
the finished edge of the fabric that keeps the fabric from raveling selvage
the item on the botton that provides space between the button and the fabric; can be on the packaged button or made from thread shank
fibers made in factories from chemicals and other raw materials; referred to as man-made fabrics synthetic fabrics
generally, a cloth product; specifically, any fiber, yarn, or fabric, whether woven, knitted, felted, orn onwoven textile
controls the flow of the upper thread thread takeup lever
spun thread that is woven or knit into fabric or used for sewing yarn

Fibers, Fabrics, and Finsihes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The simplest weave where the filling yarns pass over and under each warp yarn. Plain Weave
Filling yarns pass over and under one or more warp yarns. Twill Weave
Yarns float on the surface to give it luster or shine. Satin Weave
Yarns that run lengthwise in woven fabric. Warp yarns
Yarns that run crosswise in woven fabric. Weft Yarns
The diagonal grain of a fabric; provides the greatest stretch in the fabric. Bias
The raised surface or nap of a fabric. Pile Weave
Yarns that run in the lengthwise direction, like warp yarns in woven. Wales
Yarns that run the crosswise direction, like weft yarns in woven. Courses
Most common weft knit. Jersey Knits
Vertical ribs (columns of stitches) used for neck, wrist, and bottom bands. Rib Knits
Two yarns and two needles are used; heavier and sturdier. Double Knits
Stable knits that lie flat and do not run or ravel. Tricot Knits
An extra yarn is used to create a patterned design. Raschel
Made from fibers, not yarns. Nonwoven fabrics
Knitting is inter------? Interlooped
Weaving is inter-----? Interwoven
Made on either flat or circular knitting machines. Weft Knits
Knitting that involves the production of a whole garment in one piece on a knitting machine so that little or no sewing is required. Seamless Knits
Small geometric designs are woven with what weave? Dobby Weave

fabric /Fashion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is it called when the staple fibers are twisted to forma single yarn long enough to make into a fabric. spun
one of the four characteristics of identifying fabrics texture
what is better for dressy blouse ?( satin or cotton ) satin
one of the ways other than knitting and weaving? bond
whixh knit is the most common type ,curls @ edges and used for t-shirts ,sweaters and tight jersey Jersey knits
what is it called when yarns that run in lengthwise direction,like warp yarns in woven fabrics wales
what is it called when yarns that run in the crosswise direction like that weft yarns in woven Courses
what is it called when an extra yarn is used to create a patterned design in these.Knits used for lacey knits and thermal underwear and bathing suits Raschal
what is it called when fibers held together by combination if hoisture ,heat ,chemicals and or pressure Non woven fabrics
what type of knits have vertical "ribs" used for neck,wrist and bottom band of sweatshirts and jackets Rib knits
two yarns and two needles are used resulting in heavier ,stronger knits that don't run or ravel Double
yarns that run lengthwise in woven fabric Warp
yarns that run crosswise in woven fabrics Weft
the diagonal grain of a fabric.the provides the greatest stretch in the fabric Bias
the simplest weave in which the weft (crosswise yarn is passed over then under each warp(lengthwise) Plain
strong weave in which the weft yarn is passed over and under 1,2 or 3 warp yarns twill
weak weave satin
a example of twill weave denim
the direction of the lengthwise and crosswise yarns in a woven fabrics Grain
raised surface or nap fabrics which is made of upright loops or strands of yarns Pile

Hair and Fiber Evidence Extra Credit Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anagen
asbestos
catagen
chemical
comparison
cotton
cuticle
DNA
dye
eumelanin
fiber
fiberglass
follicle
imbricate
keratin
medulla
natural
pattern
pheomelanin
plant
polyester
polymer
satin
silk
similar
spinous
synthetic
telogen
textile
thread
transfer
trilobal
twill
warp
weave
weft
wool
yarn

Sewing 101 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

rubber band bracelets
sweater
tshirt
cloth
material
button
sew
thimble
tape measurer
pin cushion
scissors
pattern
zipper
grammy ruth
sewing maching
thread
needle
seams
stitches
wrong side
right side
synthetic fabric
knit fabric
woven fabric
bias
fabric grain
Selvage
Dacron
Nylon
Polyester
Rayon
Wool