What fibre is your fabric for your boxer shorts?
Cotton is __________ to wear and suitable for summer
Cotton ___________ easily and will require ironing
An advantage of cotton
What line do you follow on the sewing machine to sew a seam?
Name the piece of equipment you use to prevent the edge of fabric from fraying?
What is the stitch length for a straight stitch?
Name the 6th item you need to take to the sewing machine: pin cushion, thread, bobbin, scissors, fabric and _________
Equipment used for pressing a garment
Name the item you use to remove stitching from your sewing
A ________ is 1.5cm.
Used for hand or machine sewing
Used for drawing striaght lines or measuring
Holds fabric together
Used for cutting fabric
A pencil used for marking on fabric
The bottom thread which comes off the small green plastic disk
You place the reel of thread on this to thread the machine
A flexible tape that is 60 inches long, used for body measurements
Used for removing stitches and has a small blade on the end.
Used with tracing paper to transfer lines on fabric. Most common one has a saw-tooth blade.
Shears that have a zig zag design to help prevent raveling.
Used to measure short lengths, such as hem and seam widths. Is 6 inces long and has plastic sliding marker.
Used to hold two layers of fabric together.
Used for cutting fabric and has a bent handle,. One handle is larger than the other.
Small squares used for marking fabric.
Used to get the wrnkles out of fabric.
A firm, round cushion used to press curved areas of a garment.
Tool used to help protect fingers when sewing by hand.
A long metal rod with a hook that is used to bias tubing right side out.
Something you shoudl ALWAYS be aware of when sewing
changing a garment such as shortening the length of the slacks
the 45 degree angle to the selvage
fabric tube that holds elastic or a drawstring
threads in a fabric go selvage to selvage onthe fabric, they are perpendiclar to the selvage
cloth produced from yarns that hae been woven, knitted, or pressed together, then treated with dyes, coatings, or chemical finishes
"teeth" under the needle plate that help move the fabric beneath the presser foot
the long, thin, hair-like strands that are made into yarn
directions that include how to lay out, cut, and sew the pattern
sewing machine part that raises the needle on the machine
a textile used onthe unseen or "wrong" side of fabrics to make an area of a garment more rigid
using heat and a back and forth movement to remove wrinkles
a plan on the guide sheet for placing the fabric
the threads in the fabri that are parallel to the selvage
fibers from natural sources, mainly plants and animals
threads of a woven faric running at a slant
threads of a fabric that are carefully woven and run a 90 degree angle
formation of little balls of fiber onthe surface of a fabric, cause by abrasion in wear
while stitching a seam the needle is left in the fabric, the presser foot is lifted then the fabric is turned
using heat and an up and down motion to set seams, pleats, etc
fabric used to protect the garment from the heat and anything tha might be on the iron
a sewing machin part that keeps the fabric in position over the needle and on top of the feed dog
threads become loose or frayed
able to spring back to the original shape
to burn the fabric creating a discoloration on it
the finished edge of the fabric that keeps the fabric from raveling
the item on the botton that provides space between the button and the fabric; can be on the packaged button or made from thread
fibers made in factories from chemicals and other raw materials; referred to as man-made fabrics
generally, a cloth product; specifically, any fiber, yarn, or fabric, whether woven, knitted, felted, orn onwoven
controls the flow of the upper thread
spun thread that is woven or knit into fabric or used for sewing
used to cut and trim pattern pieces from fabric.
A ruler that is 6 inches long.
Edge finish used on fabrics to prevent raveling.
Done at the beginning and end of the seam instead of tying a knot.
stitching area that holds the fabric together, done 5/8 from the edge of the fabric.
Moving something across to remove wrinkles.
a process of lifting the iron up and down to apply pressure in one area of a gamrnet at a time.
on an inward curve cut out a pie shaped bit of fabric using the tip of scissors all the way, but not thru, your stitching
An unfinished, rough or undecorated edge.
the area between the edge and the stitching line on two or more pieces of material being stitched together.
A Small tool used to push or pull a thread through fabric.
A flexible ruler. Used for measuring three-dimensional objects, working with long cuts of fabric.
Bound side of fabric.
A single shape or symbol.
Lines on the throat plate that help you sew in a straight line.
is the amount of fabric between the seam and the raw, or finished, edge of the fabric.
runs parallel to the selvedge. Straight grain is crucial in making sure pattern pieces are cut out...well, straight.
are formed perpendicular to the selvedge. This edge, unlike the selvedge, will fray.
runs along each lengthwise edge.to create a finished edge that won't fray.
This is the line that you will follow to cut your fabric. For used patterns, you will cut along the edge of the paper and through the fabric.
This is the line you will follow when you sew your pieces together. You will use your needle plate to measure stay 5/8" from the edge of your fabric piece.
These little diamond shapes are the keys to helping you piece together your fabric pieces. Each diamond shape is numbered and has a coordinating notch with the same number.
These are typically on bodice (could be a blouse, jacket, top half of a dress), pant (could be shorts, capris, etc.) and sleeve pattern pieces. These lines allow you to adjust the pattern to fit your height.
are common for sleeve placement, collar placement, and to match the bottom of zipper placement, to name a few. You will mark these on your fabric using chalk or a marking pen.
This is the simplest stitch of all. The best stitch for most apparel sewing.
This handy stitch is good for a variety of purposes and can be used to help prevent seam allowances from fraying, to sew on rick-rack, or purely for decorative purposes.
are structural elements that allow the fabric to conform to body contours and curves and are most common at the bust, but may also be found at the waist, hips, and elbows.
is the difference between the actual finished garment measurements, and the standard body measurements on the back of a pattern envelope. This 'extra room' allows you to move around in your finished garment. It is also sometimes denoted by a circle with two perpendicular lines through it and with the measurements below the marking.
Edge of the fabric, opposite from the selvedges, where you have folded fabric in half. It creates a mirrored fabric piece.
you can draw on fabric with this
You use this to protect or bobbin
the needle you use on a sewing machine
make sure to remove the what before sewing
Do not _______ in the texiles room as it can be dangerous
do not operate equipment with_______ hands
turn____ off after use and do not touch the soulplate as it may be hot
Use a _____ ______ to undo and stitching mistakes
Use a _____ ____ to measure fabric
__________ _________ produce a zig zag cut
You use these to hand sew
Use these to cut fabric
use to hold fabric in correct position while sewing
This creates a stitch
never ______ the sewing machine at high speeds
do not iron unless the cord has been _____________
What do we use to sharpen a needle?
Where do we store pins?
What do we use to finish raw edges?
What do we use to take body measurements?
What do we use to measure seam allowances?
What do we use to cut fabric?
What do we use to mark darts and notches?
What do we use to protect your fingers while hand sewing?
What do we use to hold fabric pieces together?
What do we use to cut paper?
What do we use to mark patterns onto fabric?
What do we use to remove stitches?
What is reversing the stitch?
What is flatting a fabric using an iron?
What do you do to get a perfect corner?
what is the distance from the edge of the fabric to the stitchline?
What does the guide sheet contain?
What is the straight arrow n a pattern?
What do we use to match garment pieces and seams?
What is the broken line on patterns?
Use these to cut fabric. They are bigger and have one small hole and one larger hole.
Use this to stitch fabric together. It has a sharp point on one end and an eye on the other.
Use these to trim thread or cut small amounts of fabric. They have two identically-sized holes.
This is what you sew together. In sewing, we do NOT call it cloth.
We use this to sew. It is usually made of cotton and is found on a spool. In sewing, we do NOT call this string.
The side of the fabric that has the print is called the ______ side.
The back or reverse side of fabric is called the ________ side.
You must store unused pins in a ______ ________ (two words).
You should always neatly _______ your fabric when you clean up each day. You should never wad or crunch it up.
What do you call the sewing notion that has a sharp point on one end and a plastic or glass ball on the other?
The _____ stitch consists of a line of small even stitches that run in and out through the fabric without overlapping.
This strong stitch consists of a line of small even stitches that overlap, making the stitches on the front of the fabric look like a solid line.
The _______ stitch is made along the outside edge of the fabric and it wraps around the entire edge of the fabric.
The ______ stitch involves stitching a small piece of fabric onto a larger one.
I am used for cutting thread fabrics and meterials
I pass through a eye
I stitch material or sometimes fall off a tree
A protecor for your finger
I do all the work for you
I hold your folds in place while u stitch
I will tell u how long or how short somthing is
this temporarily hold things in place,I am sharp
I mark meterails and I can easily be Rubbed off
I am Wound up with thread
I Power up your Sewimg Mechine
Thuis helps me see what im stitchung on the sewing mechine
We sit on this while we are sewing