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A small plate of teeth located under the presser foot, which moves the fabric bit by bit as each stitch is made. Feed Dogs
You can drop the feed dogs so the fabric will not be moved through the machine. Drop feed button
Use these lines to line up the edge of the fabric to sew the seam allowance needed. seam guides
The part of the machine that opens so that the bobbin can be removed. shuttle cover plate
The detachable food comes in different styles for different needs. Its basic function is to hold the fabric in place against the machine. presser foot
The metal plate under the presser foot with a hole in it so the needle can pass through it. throat plate
Unscrew to release the needle. Needle clamp screw
Holds the needle and moves up and down with each stitch. Needle bar
A lever at the back of the machine which lets down the presser foot when you are ready to sew and lifts it when you are finished. Presser bar lifter
A lever that moves up and down as each stitch is formed. Thread take up lever
It sets up the amount of force on the presser foot you'll need to hold the fabric in place. Presser foot regulator
Guides the thread on its path towards the needle, helps prevent the thread from tangling. thread guides
Regulates how many stitches per inch will be sewn. Stitch length regulator
Controls the width of zig-zag stitches. stitch width regulator
Allows the sewer a choice of sewing patterns and stitches. stitch pattern selector
Holds the spool of thread. spool pins
Turns towards you, allowing you to work the machine by hand when you need to raise thread or stitch slowly. balance wheel
Keeps the thread from becoming too loose or too tight. Tension
Allows you to sew backwards while holding in/down the button. reverse control
Holds the lower thread. Bobbin
Holds the bobbin. Bobbin case
Find on the back or side of the needle bar to cut the threads. thread cutter
A little post that spins, usually found on the side or top of the machine. It is used to wind the bobbin. Bobbin winder spindle
Used the turn the machine on and off. Power switch

Sewing machine parts Crossword

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Description

changes stitch length and width stitch adjustments
holds the top thread in place spool pin
a tension disc that regulates tension for bobbin winding bobbin winding thread guide
leads thread to needle thread guide
controls flow of needle thread must be threaded properly or machine will not work properly take up lever
set tension according to fabric, stitch, and thread tension dial
has measurements to help you sew straight, supports fabric during sewing needle plate
can stitch backwards to lock stitches in place reverse stitch
holds needle into place needle clamp screw
holds fabric against feed system/ teeth presser foot
attaches presser foot to machine-button to release foot and can change easily to attach different feet foot holder
guides thread when winding bobbins bobbin winder
controls movement of take up lever and needle, turn wheel towards you to stitch slowly hand wheel
guide when making buttonholes buttonhold lever
raises and lowers presser foot presser foot lifter
moves fabric along under presser foot feed

Machine Part Function Crossword

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Description

Change Stitch Length And Width (Create Zig-Zag) Stitch Adjustments
Hold The Top Thread In Place Spool Pin/Cap
A Tension Disc That Regulate Tension For Bobbin Winding Bobbin Winding Thread Guide
Leads Thread To Needle Thread Guide
Controls Flow Of Needle Thread-Must Be Threaded Properly Or Machine Will Not Work Take-Up Lever
Set Tension According To Fabric,Stitch, And Thread-How Tight The Thread Is Being Pulled Tension Dial
A Small Blade Fixed To A Sewing-Machine, To A Spool-Holder Or To A Thimble As A Convenience for cutting sewing threads Thread Cutter
A Device For Helping To Put Thread Through The Eye Of A Needle. Needle Threader
Has Measurements To Help You Sew Straight, Supports Fabric During Sewing Needle Plate/Throat Plate
A Spindle Or Cylinder, With Or Without Flanges, On Which Wire, Yarn, Thread Or Film Is Wound Bobbin Cover
Button That Slides To The Right To Remove Bobbin Cover Plate And Allow Access To Bobbin/ Bobbin Case Bobbin Cover Release Button
Used To Make Different Stitching Patterns Stitch Width Control Pattern Section
Can Stitch Backwards To Lock Stitches Into Place Reverse Stitch
A Electronic Circuit With The Purpose To Vary An Electric Motors Speed, Its Direction And Possibly Also To Act As A Dynamic Brake Speed Control
Holds Needle In Place Needle Clamp Screw
A Very Fine Slender Piece Of Metal With A Point At One End And A Hole Or Eye For Thread At The Other, Used In Sewing Needle
Holds Fabric Against Feed System/Teeth Presser Foot
Attaches Presser Foot To Machine Button To Release Foot And Can Change Easily To Attach Different Feet Foot Holder/ Ankle
Guide When Making Buttonholes Buttonhole Lever
Guides Thread When Winding Bobbins Bobbin Winder
Controls Movement Of Take Up Lever And Needle, Turn Wheel Towards You To Switch Slowly Hand Wheel
A Round Or Square Button That Powers An Electronic Device On And Off Power Stitch
Guide When Making Buttonholes Button Hold lever
Raises And Lowers Presser Foot Presser Foot Lifter
Moves Fabric Along under presser foot feed

Sewing Machine Parts Crossword

Type
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Description

Holds the thread Spool Pin
Keeps the thread in place Spool Cap
You can wind thread around it Bobbin
Where do you place the bobbin while winding Bobbin Winding Spindle
What helps when winding the bobbin Thread Guide
A plastic piece that is placed on the needle plate Bobbin Cover
Desired stitch pattern Pattern selector
Has dashes usually set at 2.5 Stitch length dial
Controls the zig zag Stitch Width
Moves up and down with needle Thread take up lever
Underneath the needle and presser foot Needle plate
Always turn it towards you Hand wheel
What do press to sew backwards Reverse stitch lever
Turn on and off Power switch
Keeps the needle in place Needle Clamp Screw
How do you hold the fabric in place Presser Foot
What pulls the fabric forward Feed Dog
Stitch garments Needle

Sewing Machine Parts Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

sewing
stitch plate
seam
rear thread guide
bobbin winder guide
spool pin
bobbin
hand wheel
feed dog
stitch width buttons
needle position buttons
number button
clear delete button
abc buttons
memory buttons
half speed button
thread take up bar
stitch length buttons
memory buttons
seam allowance
seam ripper
basting stitch
stitch selection buttons
thread cutter
bobbin winder on off
feed dog button
stitch information screen
reverse button

Sewing Terms Crossword

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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

Parts of a Sewing Machine Word Search

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Description

feed
presser foot lifter
buttonhole lever
power switch
hand wheel
bobbin winder spindle
foot holder/ankle
presser foot
needle
needle clamp screw
speed control slider
reverse button/backstitch
bobbin cover release button
bobbin cover
needle plate/throat plate
needle threader
thread cutter
tension regulating dial
thread take up lever
thread guide
bobbin winding thread guide
spool pin
spool holder/spool cap
stitch adjustment buttons
pattern selection buttons

Sewing Terms Crossword

Type
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Description

Holds spool of thread SPOOL PIN
A machine to stitch backwards for a more secure stitch REVERSE STITCH BUTTON
It moves the fabric under the presser foot FEED DOG
It raises and lower the Presser Foot PRESSER FOOT BAR LEVER
It covers the area around the feed dog THROAT PLATE
It stores the thread BOBBIN CASE
It turns and raise lower needle HAND WHEEL
Adjust the length of stitches STITCH LENGTH DIAL CONTROL
Adjust the Width of the stitches STITCH WIDTH DIAL CONTROL
It guide the thread as it travels from the spool pin to the needle THREAD GUIDE
When lowered holds fabric in place PRESSER FOOT
It feed thread from spool to needle THREAD TAKE UP LEVER
It adjust and tightness or looseness of needle thread THREAD TENSION
It winds thread onto bobbin BOBBIN WINDER

Parts of A Sewing Machine Word Search

Type
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Description

foot control
presser foot lever
power switch
handwheel
carrying handle
needle
presser foot
sewing table
stitch plate
thread cutter
thread take up lever
Thread guide
spool pin
Bobbin winder stopper
Reverse sewing lever
Bobbin

Sewing Machine Parts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Drop Feed Control
Thread Guide
Reverse Control
Stitch Width Control
Thread Take-Up Lever
Bobbin Holder
Stitch Selector
Presser Foot
Balance Wheel
Stitch Length Control
Thread Holder

Sewing Terms Crossword Puzzle

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Description

It holds the fabric in place where the needle is stitching the fabric on at sewing machine (2 words) Presserfoot
It protects your finger as you sew by hand. It can be used to push the needle through the fabric. Thimble
This type of stitching is temporary to hold fabric in place and then pulled out later in the project Basting
This is threaded and used to sew fabric together needle
An iron is used to do this. Steam can be used. The iron is held in one place at a time while doing this. Pressing
Most thread comes on one of these Spool
These are used to hold fabric together before the fabric goes through the sewing machine. pins
The finished edge on the bottom of a dress or sleeve. hem
The "pretty side" of the fabric. The part of the fabric with the design to be shown on the outside of the project. Right
They are used to cut fabric. Scissors
A fabric that covers up the inside seams of a garment or sometimes used in a tote bag. Lining
These help move the fabric through the sewing machine by grabbing the fabric with metal teeth (2 words) feeddogs
This is used to hold the fabric together in a finished garment or project. Stitches
This can be used to open and close a bag or the back of a dress or the fly of pants. Zipper
A valuable tool in the sewing room to give a garment a finished look. It is used after sewing the seams together. Serger
A three layered item with stitching through all three layers to hold them together. It can be used as a bed spread. Quilt
The line of stitching holding pieces of fabric together for crafts of clothing. Seam
Pressing or ironing is done with this tool. It can get very hot. Iron