8th Grade Sewing Quiz: Ultimate Trivia!

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8th Grade Sewing Quiz: Ultimate Trivia!

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

      Throat Plate

    • B. 

      Feed Dogs

    • C. 

      Bobbin Casing

  • 2. 
    Allows for backwards 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. 
    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. 
    T/F - The pins should be removed immediately from pattern pieces after cutting the fabric
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    T/F - Backstitching is used to prevent the stretching of fabric during handling
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    T/F - A color of tracing paper or chalk that blends in the with color of the fabric is a good choice
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    T/F - 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 you 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, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 24. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 25. 
     Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 26. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 27. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 28. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 29. 
    Identify the following (Choose from the following choices - cutting line, dart, dots, grain line, notches, place on fold, stitching line)
  • 30. 
    Which sewing technique is described as followsPlace fabric with right sides together, line up the raw edges and pin together.  Line up the fabric to the desired seam allowance and stitch.
    • A. 

      Hem

    • B. 

      Seam

    • C. 

      Backstitch

  • 31. 
    Which sewing technique is described as followsMeasure fabric edge to desired length, fold and pin in place. Repeat.  Stitch the folded fabric close to the open edge.
    • A. 

      Hem

    • B. 

      Seam

    • C. 

      Backstitch

  • 32. 
    Which sewing technique is described as followsBegin by stitching forward about 1/2 inch (a count of five), then retrace the stitching back to the beginning.  Repeat at the end of the stitching line.
    • A. 

      Hem

    • B. 

      Seam

    • C. 

      Backstitch