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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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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 Terms Crossword Puzzle

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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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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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Sewing 101 Word Search

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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

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Sewing Terms Word Search

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backstich
bias
binding
blade
bobbin
fabric
fabric marker
footpedal
hand wheel
lower thread
needle
needle plate
pincushion
pins
presser foot
quilt
rotary cutter
rotary mat
scissors
sewing machine
stich
thread
thread guide
upper thread

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20 textile words Crossword

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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

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Sewing Word Search

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bias
Bobbin
button
chalk
fabric
foot pedal
french seam
hem
measuring tape
needle
pattern
pinking sheers
pins
quilt
ribbon
safety Pin
scissors
seam
seam ripper
selvage
sewing machine
tension
Thread
zig zag
zipper

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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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fabric/design/fashion crossword

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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

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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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