Type
Crossword
Description

knitted strings holds 3 layers tied
grain runs 45 degree to selvage bias
attachment that feeds quilt through walking foot
hand quilting on the go lap
stitching together 3 layers quilting
heavy plastic measuring tool ruler
long temporary stitches basting
preshrunk fabric prewash
fabric measures18 in. X 22 in. fat quarter
precut strips or jam jelly roll
fingernail flattens seam finger pressing
back quilt to hang sleeve
cut of particular piece fussy
fussy cut
goes betwen batting

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

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

Sewing Terms Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
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

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

Quilt Bingo

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Applique
Aurifil
Backing
Basting
Batting
Bearding
Bias Binding
Bobbin
Buttonhole Stitch
Chain Piecing
Charm Pack
Corner Triangle
Cutting Mat
English Paper Piecing
Fabric
Grain
Fat Eights
Fat Quarter
Feed Dogs
Finger Pressing
Finished Size
Foundation Piece
Flannel
Free Motion Quilting
Fusible
Fussy Cut
Hand Quilting
Sleeve
HST
Jelly Roll
Layer Cake
Loft
Longarm
Mitered Corner
Muslin
Needle Plate
On Point
Paper Piecing
Patchwork Piecing
Presser Foot
Quilt Weight Cotton
Quilting Foot
Quilting Hoop
Raw Edge
Rotary Cutter
Ruler
Sampler
Sashing
Seam
Seam Allowance
Seam Ripper
Selvage Stash
Starch
Stitch in the Ditch
Tailor’s Clapper
Template
Thimble
Tied Quilt
Walking Foot
Whip Stitch
Width of Fabric
Stiletto
Tweezers
Iron
Pins
¼ inch
Thread

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QUILT BINGO

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Needle
Rotary Mat
Scissors
Seam Ripper
Quilting Gloves
Basting Pins
Chalk Pencil
Rotary Cutter
Pressing Pad
Ruler
Batting
Bobbin
Tweezers
Fusible Adhesive
Flower Head Pins
Thread Cone Holder
Stiletto
Basting Spray
Iron
Design Wall
Glue Stick
Cutting Templates
Stash
Mini Quilt
Tone-On-Tone
Work in Progress
Unfinished Object
Color Wheel
Curves
Directional Print
Fat Eighth
Foundation
Modern
Traditional
Fusible
Sampler
Stipple
Freezer Paper
Feed Dogs
Backing
Quilt Top
Negative Space
Flying Geese
Half Square Triangle
Quilt Sandwich
Width of Fabric
Y-Seam
Free Shipping
Binding
Block
Baste
Seam
High Value
Bias
Pins
Border
Sashing
Charm Square
Layer Cake
Jelly Roll
Yardage
Fat Quarter
Finger Press
Paper Piecing
Fabric
FMQ
Walking Foot
Fussy Cut
Hanging Sleeve
Log Cabin
Improve
On Point
Patchwork
Scraps
QAYG
Applique
Fray
Selvedge
Lap Quilt
Pin Cushion
Quilt Retreat
Stack N Wack
Guild
Pineapple
Wool
Free Motion
Stitch in Ditch
Quarter Inch
Crazy Quilt
9-Patch
Irish Chain
Shop Hop
Bargello
UFO
Chenille
Strips
Rail Fence
Cotton
Texas Star
Square
Long Arm
Prairie Point
Calio
Crib Quilt
Ticking
Piece Work
Mitered Corners

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Quilting Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

keeps you warm quilts
part of a yard fat quarter
keeps things accurate ruler
Puts things together Sewing machine
Quilting Group Guild
Seam Allowance quarter
Four Patch
to sew pieces of fabric onto another Applique
Used to hold top and batting together backing
to temporarily hold layers of quilt together Basting
Fabric originally designed using wax Batiks
middle layer of a quilt batting
To cut on a 45% angle Bias
Outer most piece of a quilt Binding
Attaching several of these together to create a quilt top Block
to run pieces of fabric together one after another Chaining
fabric that is meant to go together Coordinates
Threads that run perpendicural to the length of fabric crossgrain
Used to cut the fabric on cuttingmat
Round cutter Rotary
when paper is used to create a block paperpiecing
1/8th of a yard fateighth
A light portable Singer sewing machine lightweight
Moves the fabric through the sewing machine Feeddog
Used to adhere two pieces of fabric together Fusibleweb
To cut fabric specifically to obtain a certain piece of the design Fussycut
10" bundle of cut fabric Layercake
40 strips of fabric precut Jellyroll
a sewing maching used to quilt larger pieces longarm
putting two seams together to create accurate piecing nestiing
to turn your block on an angle onpoint
A quilt top made from bits and pieces of left over fabric Patchwork
Used to design a quilt pattern

Quilting Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Bad place for a car ... great place for quilting stitches. In the ditch
You can do it to a turkey OR a quilt. Baste
Watch out ... it's a little edgy! Selvage
A blade on a roll. Rotary cutter
Lay on the layers! Applique
A perfect one makes your piecing fit well. Quarter inch seam
This little "spool" is underneath it all. Bobbin
Hula, basketball, OR quilting. Hoop
Billions and billions are in the sky ... maybe a dozen in your quilt. Stars
Why don't we call it picky slicing? Fussy cutting
Quilters love these pleasingly plump fabric pieces. Fat quarters
They've got big quilting machines, not extended appendages. Long arm quilters
You don't have to be nuts to make one ...but it might help! Crazy quilt
Whitman's are sweet, but quilted ones are way more fun. Sampler
It's tough in love, easy in quilting. Triangle
These pups keep things moving. Feed dogs
That is one sharp-looking corner! Mitered
No kaboodle ... just everything you need for a quilt. Kit
Pieced, butted, or mitered, it's quilting outside the blocks. Border

sewing equipment review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

used to hold fabric together; has a ball on the top ball head pins
measure seam allowances and hems seam gauge
used for safe storage of the pins pincushion
used to cut paper sewing scissors
used to hold fabrics together specifically knits ballpoint pins
To take body measurements, Measure fabric and Measure pattern pieces tape measure
Used to cut fabrics, and thread, bent handle allows fabric to lay flat while cutting Dressmakers Shears
Used to mark patterns onto fabric tracing wheel
Used to transfer pattern mrkings onto fabrics, can be brushed off easily tailors chalk
Used to protect fingers while hand stitching thimble
Used to apply buttons, snaps, mend clothing needle
A pressing tool helpful in pressing smaller curved seams, like sleeves seam roll
A firm round cushion used to press larger curved areas, like darts tailors ham
used to remove stitches with a small blade seam ripper
Level sturdy surface used to press fabrics ironing board
Used to help individuals thread the needle needle Threader
Used to mark darts, notches, disappears fabric Marking Pen
Metal appliance used to press and steam fabrics iron
Used to finish raw edges, helps prevent raveling pinking shears
True or False? Before sewing, the needle and bobbin threads should be under and behind the presser foot. true

Sewing Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

top stitching
pattern layout
buttons
marking tool
needle
thread
zipper
pattern envelope
preshrink
stay stitching
edge stitching
crosswise grain
lengthwise grain
bias
selvage
pattern pieces
grading
ease
nap
kit
non-woven
woven
acrylic
polyester
synthetic fibers
silk
nylon
linen
cotton
wool