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fabric
store
upcycle
landfill
pollution
groundwater
dyeing
airplane
buttons
ship
thread
yarn spinning
garment worker
truck
farmer
cotton field

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

textiles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

accessfm
batik
bead
bobbin
button
chalk
cotton
dye
embroidery
eye
fabric
felt
kniting
needle
pin
pressure foot
satin
sequin
sewing
sewing machine
sharp
silk
stitch
textiles
thimble
thread
tie-dye
velcro
velor
wax
wool
yarn

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

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

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

Fashion Design Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

________ a machine that automated the separation of cottonseed from the short-staple cotton fiber cotton gin
A french fashion designer that made the little black dress Coco Chanel
a machine used to spin cotton and other fibers in the mill invented by Samuel Crompton Spinning mule
who invented the cotton gin Eli Whitney
a machine with a mechanically driven needle for sewing or stitching cloth sewing machine
________ is a multi-spindle spinning frame spinning jenny
what was patented by John Kay Flying shuttle
what 2 colors make violet red and blue
what colors make green yellow and blue
Jacob Davis added ________to the blue jeans to help the pants for tearing Metal buttons
_______emerged as a fashion leader New York
what is Levi real name Lob
the faded streaks on jeans are called whiskers
adding white to a color makes a tint
color is another name for hue
levi moved to new york from what state california
before wwi____was the main fashion house France
the needle to the first sewing machine moved up and down
the government found it necessary to_____food, gas, and even clothing during that time ration
the main focus on a garment is called the emphasis

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

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

Hair and Fiber Evidence Extra Credit Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anagen
asbestos
catagen
chemical
comparison
cotton
cuticle
DNA
dye
eumelanin
fiber
fiberglass
follicle
imbricate
keratin
medulla
natural
pattern
pheomelanin
plant
polyester
polymer
satin
silk
similar
spinous
synthetic
telogen
textile
thread
transfer
trilobal
twill
warp
weave
weft
wool
yarn

Sewing Tools Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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