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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

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Hand - Sewing Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Sewing Tools Crossword

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What kind of measuring tool is used for taking body measurement Tape measure
What tool is used to shape the depth of the neckhole and armhole of the pattern French curve
small hard pitted cup worn for protection on the finger that pushes the needle in sewing. Thimble
This tool is used to make fabric flat Iron
Works like a pizza cutter and can be used by left or right-handed sewers Tracing wheel
Has an eye and is used to carry thread through the fabric to make stitches Needle
French curve is used for shaping neckline
It holds the straight pins and needles while-working to prevent accidents pin cushion
It is the cloth used in making garments. Fabrics
It is available in a range of colors and is Removed by brushing Tailors chalk
This is popular in zigzagging or scalloped edge or for seam finishes Pinking shears
It is specifically designed for ripping out stitches from seams, either as a result of an error or during alterations. Seam ripper
It aids in putting the thread to the needle. Hand needle
It is used to make fine lines on fabric. It has an erasing brush at one end. Chalk pencil
It is used in assembling or constructing the parts of the garment. Thread

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Sewing Terms Crossword

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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

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Sewing Tools Crossword

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Tool used to cut fabric SCISSORS
Item used to hold material together while stitching STRAIGHT PIN
Item used to close coat ZIPPER
Fabric used to create a tied blanket FLEECE
Material used to create a quilt COTTON
Sharp object that interweaves thread NEEDLE
Machine used to sew fabric SERGER
Item used to close a shirt BUTTON
Stitch used to finish a seam ZIG ZAG
Item that holds the fabric while sewing FOOT
Item used to remove wrinkles from fabric IRON
What you follow to creat a garment or quilt PATTERN
Section of a quilt Block
Shape used in quilting Triangle
Fabric used to finish a quilt BINDING
Fabric that is inside a suit jacket LINNING
Material used to mark fabric CHALK

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Sewing Crossword

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Used to put thread through fabric to create a stitch. needles
Used to cut fabric shears
A guide to explain the steps of making the project. Direction
Requires needle and thread sewing
Holds the thread to make the bottom part of the stitch. bobbin
Used to make lines on fabric with tracing wheel tracing wheel
Can be used to measure patterns. ruler
Required to make stitches thread
Used to measure body measurements measuring tape
Holds fabric together. pins
How to make a backstitch reverse
Is made when 2 pieces of fabric are sewn together. seam
Protects your finger when hand sewing. thimble
Removes unwanted stitches. Seam ripper
Used to measure small seams gauge
Used to flatten and press fabric. iron
Guide to the size of the fabric to be cut. pattern
Used to cut paper and threads. scissors
Helps make the needle go up and down in the machine. Handwheel

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Textiles Crossword

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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

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sewing equipment review Crossword

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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

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TEXTILES Crossword

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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

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Sewing Equipment Crossword

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A flexible tape that is 60 inches long, used for body measurements Tape Measure
Used for removing stitches and has a small blade on the end. Seam Ripper
Used with tracing paper to transfer lines on fabric. Most common one has a saw-tooth blade. Tracing Wheel
Shears that have a zig zag design to help prevent raveling. Pinking
Used to measure short lengths, such as hem and seam widths. Is 6 inces long and has plastic sliding marker. Seam Gauge
Used to hold two layers of fabric together. pins
Used for cutting fabric and has a bent handle,. One handle is larger than the other. Shears
Small squares used for marking fabric. Tailers Chalk
Used to get the wrnkles out of fabric. Iron
A firm, round cushion used to press curved areas of a garment. Tailors Ham
Tool used to help protect fingers when sewing by hand. Thimble
A long metal rod with a hook that is used to bias tubing right side out. Loop Turner
Something you shoudl ALWAYS be aware of when sewing Safety

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Sewing machine parts Crossword

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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

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