Type
Crossword
Description

A kind of cloth made by rolling and pressing wool or another suitable textile felt
A kind of cloth made by rolling and pressing wool or another suitable textile texture
A loop of thread or yarn resulting from a single pass or movement of the needle in sewing, knitting, or crocheting. stitch
A very fine slender piece of polished metal with a point at one end needle
A long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibres used in sewing or weaving. thread
To fasten, or repair (something) by making stitches with a needle and thread sewing
Material consisting of threads of cotton, hemp, or other material twisted together to form a thin length. string
A soft white fibrous substance cotton
A fine, strong, soft lustrous fabric silk
A thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed. fibre
cloth produced by weaving or knitting textile fibres. fabric

20 textile words Crossword

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 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

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

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

Textiles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

polyester
fleece
cotton
embroidery
scissors
Shears
material
sewing machine
sewing
bobbin
thread
needle
fabric
bondaweb
Stitch

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

TEXTILES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Name the piece of equipment used to prevent the edge of the fabric from fraying. overlocker
Tool that holds fabric in place while sewing. pins
Tool used to cut fabric. scissors
Tool used to remove stitches when a mistake is made. Quickunpick
The edge at the bottom of a garment is called the ______. hem
A material which has edges that do not fray. felt
Used for making temporary marks on fabric. tailorschalk
Equipment used for pressing a garment. iron
Used for storage of pins. Pincushion
Fabric scissors should only be used to cut ___________. fabric
Used to take body measurements. tapemeasure
Tool used for hand embroidery. needle
A fibre derived from the hair of a domesticated animal, usually sheep. wool
The clear plastic disk which is placed in the bottom of the machine. bobbin
Cotton ____________ easily and will require ironing. creases
When you sew two piece of fabric together, it is called a ______________ seam
Cotton is ____________ to wear and suitable for summer cool
The two reinforced edges of a piece of fabric. selvedge
To ensure stitching does not come undone you need to ___________ backstitch
Occupational Health and __________. safety
The person you are designing for. client
The paragraph which sets up the initial problen for the designer is called the ___________. designbrief

Textiles Wordsearch: Hw

Type
Word Search
Description

Specification
Stitching
Applique
Blanket Stitch
Design
Aesthetics
Pattern
Printing
Laminating
Linen
Knitted
Woven
Textiles
Fabric
Monsters
Wool
Material
Puggly
Cotton
Pin
Sewing Machine
Needle
Felt
Leather

Textiles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What fibre is your fabric for your boxer shorts? cotton
Cotton is __________ to wear and suitable for summer cool
Cotton ___________ easily and will require ironing creases
An advantage of cotton durable
What line do you follow on the sewing machine to sew a seam? fifteen
Name the piece of equipment you use to prevent the edge of fabric from fraying? overlocker
What is the stitch length for a straight stitch? three
Name the 6th item you need to take to the sewing machine: pin cushion, thread, bobbin, scissors, fabric and _________ test sew
Equipment used for pressing a garment iron
Name the item you use to remove stitching from your sewing unpicker
A ________ is 1.5cm. seam
Used for hand or machine sewing needle
Used for drawing striaght lines or measuring ruler
Holds fabric together pins
Used for cutting fabric scissors
A pencil used for marking on fabric tailors chalk
The bottom thread which comes off the small green plastic disk bobbin
You place the reel of thread on this to thread the machine spool pin

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