Type
Crossword
Description

Like a Forward stich (10) BackStitch
Looks like a ladder when sown on (11) ChainStitch
Straight Line (13) RunningStitch
Like a Running Stich but continuous (10) PlainWeave
Same as the running stitch, but with longer stitches (13) BastingStitch
Used to hem fabric (10) SlipStitch
Used on the hem of a blanket (13) BlanketStitch
Fabric made of more then one fibre (5) Blend
Natural fibre that is in most clothes (5) Cotten
Fine blend of polyester or nylon firbres (10) Microfibre
Act of needle and thread (6) Sewing
Act of interlacing threads (7) Weaving
Cloth produced by weaving or knitting textile fibre (6) Fabric
Like sewing (3) Sew
Flexible,synthetic fiber (5) Nylon
High strength fabric and fibre (8) Polyester
Woven Fabric,lustourous on one side,matte on the other (5) Satin
Fibre made by silkworm (4) Silk
Woven fabric made of silk, nylon, acetate, or rayon Velvet
Natural fiber that most commonly comes from the fleece of a sheep (4) Wool
Netlike ornamental fabric made by looping, twisting, or knitting thread in patterns (4) Lace

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

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

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 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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

fashion
overlock
repair
binding
elastic
man-made
natural
care
spinning
flexible
knitting
loom
weaving
hem
seam
polyester
silk
flax
wool
cotton
fibres
selvedge
pattern
press
bobbin
pin cushion
scissors
ribbon
pin
thread
zig zag
stitch selector
presser foot
Needle
Button
Zipper
Properties
Yarn
Unpicker
Stretch
Thimble
Fabric

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

Textiles words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

thread
fluff
linen
silk
sewing
needle
woven
knitted
felted
Fabric

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