8th Grade Sewing Quiz: Ultimate Trivia!

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8th Grade Sewing Quiz: Ultimate Trivia!

Sewing is a tradition that goes back centuries. There are a lot of designs that one can come up with and sew them and if you want to thrive in the fashion business as a designed you must know a thing or two about sewing. Take this Sewing Skills and Knowledge quiz used in 8th Grade Exploratory FACS to see how good you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Contains seam allowance markings for accurate sewing.
    • A. 

      Throat Plate

    • B. 

      Feed Dogs

    • C. 

      Bobbin Casing

  • 2. 
    Allows for backward stitching to secure a seam.
    • A. 

      Feed Dogs

    • B. 

      Spool Pin

    • C. 

      Reverse

  • 3. 
    Feeds thread from the spool to the needle.
    • A. 

      Stitch Width Control

    • B. 

      Thread Take-Up Lever

    • C. 

      Tension Control

  • 4. 
    Manual control of the needle movement.
    • A. 

      Reverse

    • B. 

      Hand Wheel

    • C. 

      Thread Take-Up Lever

  • 5. 
    Adjusts the tightness and looseness of the upper thread.
    • A. 

      Stitch Width Control

    • B. 

      Stitch Length Control

    • C. 

      Tension Control

  • 6. 
    Holds the fabric firmly in place against the feed dogs.
    • A. 

      Foot Control

    • B. 

      Presser Foot

    • C. 

      Throat Plate

  • 7. 
    Has a tooth-like surface that moves the fabric during stitching.
    • A. 

      Throat Plate

    • B. 

      Throat Dogs

    • C. 

      Feed Dogs

  • 8. 
    Adjust the width of stitches when using the zigzag.
    • A. 

      Stitch Length Control

    • B. 

      Stitch Pattern Control

    • C. 

      Stitch Width Control

  • 9. 
    Hold the upper thread in place during sewing.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Thread Take-up Lever

    • C. 

      Thread Guides

  • 10. 
    The small, flat spool that hold the bottom thread.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Bobbin

    • C. 

      Bobbin Winding Spindle

  • 11. 
    Holds the thread spool while sewing.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Bobbin

    • C. 

      Bobbin Winding Spindle

  • 12. 
    Holds the bobbin during sewing - some are removable.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Bobbin Winding Spindle

    • C. 

      Bobbin Casing

  • 13. 
    The pins should be removed immediately from pattern pieces after cutting the fabric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The lines on the throat plate of the sewing machine can help keep seams straight while you are sewing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You will need to guide the fabric with your hands while you are stitching with a sewing machine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Backstitching is used to prevent the stretching of fabric during handling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A color of tracing paper or chalk that blends in the color of the fabric is a good choice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Cutting the edges of fabric evenly makes it easier to sew straight seams.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The ____________________ provides step-by-step instructions for using a pattern.
  • 20. 
    If the selected pattern does not fit your body, ____________ will need to be made to the pattern before it is pinned to the fabric.
  • 21. 
    A diagram showing how the pattern pieces should be placed on the fabric is called a _______
  • 22. 
    The amount of fullness added to a pattern for movement and comfort is called ______
  • 23. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grainline, notches, place on the fold, stitching line)
  • 24. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grainline, notches, place on the fold, stitching line)
  • 25. 
     Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grainline, notches, place on the fold, stitching line)
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