Sewing Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

changing a garment such as shortening the length of slacks
the 45 degree angle to the selvage
fabric tube that holds elastic or a draw string
cloth produced from yarns that have been woven or knitted together
"teeth" under the needle plate that help move the fabric beneath the presser foot
long, thin hair-like strands that are made into yarn
sewing machine part that raises the needle
a textile used on the unseen side of fabrics to make an area of garment more rigid
using heat an a back and forth movement to remove wrinkles
fibers from natural sources, mainly plants and animals
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.
a sewing machine 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
fibers made in factories from chemicals and other raw materials
a cloth product
controls the flow of the upper thread on a sewing machine
spun thread that is woven or knit into fabric or used for sewing

FACS Unit 7 Crossword

FACS Unit 7 Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Hand - Sewing Crossword Puzzle

Hand - Sewing Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

Tool makes it easier to remove stitches along seam
These are the best choice for cutting out pattern pieces
Used to measure your body
Measure long, straight distances with this
short ruler with adjustable slide
used to cut a zigzag edge to minimize fraying
Long temporary stitch done by hand or machine
small items used in sewing, such as thread, buttons, snaps, ect
the line on which the seam is stitched
finished edge of woven fabrics that runs parallel to the lengthwise grain
Secure stitching by ________ the thread at the cut end before stitching and at the end of stitching
very strong stitch used in variety of ways: to repair seams, for topstitching and for hand sewing
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
stitch used for either a flat edge or an edge which has been turned under
"invisible" stitch used to connect two folded pieces of fabric or one flat and one folded piece
It protects your finger as you sew by hand.
This is threaded and used to sew fabric together.
Most thread comes on one of these
These are used to hold fabric together before the fabric is sown together either by hand or machine.
The "pretty side of the fabric. The part of the fabric with the design to be shown on the outside of the garment.
this is used to hold the fabric together in a finished garment or craft.
The line of stitching holding pieces of fabric together for crafts or clothing.
Pass sharp objects to others with the _________ first.
Pins and needles should never be placed in your _________.
When no in use scissors should be left __________.

Sewing machine parts Crossword

Sewing machine parts Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

changes stitch length and width
holds the top thread in place
a tension disc that regulates tension for bobbin winding
leads thread to needle
controls flow of needle thread must be threaded properly or machine will not work properly
set tension according to fabric, stitch, and thread
has measurements to help you sew straight, supports fabric during sewing
can stitch backwards to lock stitches in place
holds needle into place
holds fabric against feed system/ teeth
attaches presser foot to machine-button to release foot and can change easily to attach different feet
guides thread when winding bobbins
controls movement of take up lever and needle, turn wheel towards you to stitch slowly
guide when making buttonholes
raises and lowers presser foot
moves fabric along under presser foot

20 textile words Crossword

20 textile words Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Sheer, voile-like textile
a synthetic polymer fiber that contains at least 85% acrylonitrile.
a sewing technique in which fabric shapes, lace or trim, are sewn onto a foundation fabric to create designs.
a soft fibre that grows around the seeds o
denotes a rugged cotton twill textile.
color fabric. There
decorative needlework
The fibers form the structure of the fabric.
garment worker folds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sews it down.
Knitting is the Process of inter-looping of yarns or inter-meshing of loops
The fabric is lightweight openwork fabric, patterned,
fibers woven in a grid-like structure
natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles
protective shield worn on the finger or thumb.
type of tufted fabric in which the cut threads are very evenly distributed,
fiber derived from the hair of domesticated animals, usually sheep.
long continuous length of interlocked fibers,
trimming in clothing and home decorating
is a fine woven fabric or gauze.
single turn or loop of the thread or yarn in sewing,

Sewing 101 Word Search

Sewing 101 Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

rubber band bracelets
synthetic fabric
sewing maching
tape measurer
woven fabric
fabric grain
pin cushion
grammy ruth
knit fabric
wrong side
right side
Polyester
material
scissors
stitches
sweater
thimble
pattern
Selvage
tshirt
button
zipper
thread
needle
Dacron
cloth
seams
Nylon
Rayon
bias
Wool
sew

Sewing Terms Crossword Puzzle

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)
It protects your finger as you sew by hand. It can be used to push the needle through the fabric.
This type of stitching is temporary to hold fabric in place and then pulled out later in the project
This is threaded and used to sew fabric together
An iron is used to do this. Steam can be used. The iron is held in one place at a time while doing this.
Most thread comes on one of these
These are used to hold fabric together before the fabric goes through the sewing machine.
The finished edge on the bottom of a dress or sleeve.
The "pretty side" of the fabric. The part of the fabric with the design to be shown on the outside of the project.
They are used to cut fabric.
A fabric that covers up the inside seams of a garment or sometimes used in a tote bag.
These help move the fabric through the sewing machine by grabbing the fabric with metal teeth (2 words)
This is used to hold the fabric together in a finished garment or project.
This can be used to open and close a bag or the back of a dress or the fly of pants.
A valuable tool in the sewing room to give a garment a finished look. It is used after sewing the seams together.
A three layered item with stitching through all three layers to hold them together. It can be used as a bed spread.
The line of stitching holding pieces of fabric together for crafts of clothing.
Pressing or ironing is done with this tool. It can get very hot.

sewing equipment review Crossword

sewing equipment review Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

used to hold fabric together; has a ball on the top
measure seam allowances and hems
used for safe storage of the pins
used to cut paper
used to hold fabrics together specifically knits
To take body measurements, Measure fabric and Measure pattern pieces
Used to cut fabrics, and thread, bent handle allows fabric to lay flat while cutting
Used to mark patterns onto fabric
Used to transfer pattern mrkings onto fabrics, can be brushed off easily
Used to protect fingers while hand stitching
Used to apply buttons, snaps, mend clothing
A pressing tool helpful in pressing smaller curved seams, like sleeves
A firm round cushion used to press larger curved areas, like darts
used to remove stitches with a small blade
Level sturdy surface used to press fabrics
Used to help individuals thread the needle
Used to mark darts, notches, disappears
Metal appliance used to press and steam fabrics
Used to finish raw edges, helps prevent raveling
True or False? Before sewing, the needle and bobbin threads should be under and behind the presser foot.

fabric/design/fashion crossword

fabric/design/fashion crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

yarns that run lengthwise in woven fabric
made from fibers, not yarns
use for neck,wrist, and bottom bands of sweatshirt & jackets
types of fabric using _________ include velvet, corduroy, terrycloth, and velveteen
a very weak weave
yarns that run crosswise in woven fabric
seersucker,chiffon and taffeta are examples of _____
denim, chino,gabardine are examples of ______
2 yarns and 2 needles are used in _____ knits
process of pulling loops of yarns through other loops to create interlocking rows of stitches
a knits use for T-shirt and sweaters
little or no sewing machine is required
direction of the lengthwise and crosswise yarns in a woven fabric is called what
run in lengthwise direction like warp yarns
run in crosswise direction like weft yarns
a textile formed by weaving
yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric
creates a patterned design
knits that lie flat and dont run or ravel
a textile that is the raised surface or nap of a fabric

Sewing Tools Crossword

Sewing Tools Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

sewing terms Crossword

sewing terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

use to cut zigzags
use to cut fabric
use to cut threads or trim seams
used to rip open seams
used to hold pins
used to hold pieces of fabric together
used to transfer pattern markings to fabric when making a garment
used to transfer markings from pattern to fabric when making a garment
used to measure large flat surfaces
used to sew things
used to sharpen tips of needles and pins
used to protect the middle finger of your sewing hand
used to stitch and make repairs
six inch ruler you can use to mark hems or seam widths
used to take body measurments