Sewing Study Guide

22 Questions
Sewing Study Guide

A study guide of the sewing equipment and sewing machine parts.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Seam ripper

  • 2. 
    _____________________ are used to cut fabric; they are long and sharp.
    • A. 

      Shears

    • B. 

      Scissors

  • 3. 
    ______________________ is used like carbon paper to transfer pattern markings.
    • A. 

      Tracing paper

    • B. 

      Tracing wheel

  • 4. 
    Using an iron in an up and down motion is called _________________________.
    • A. 

      Ironing

    • B. 

      Pressing

  • 5. 
    ___________________________ is a place to store pins and needles.
    • A. 

      Pin cushion

    • B. 

      Floor

  • 6. 
    _______________________ is a small spool located under the slide plate on sewing machine; must have it to sew.
    • A. 

      Bobbin

    • B. 

      Slide plate

  • 7. 
    _______________________ are all of the extras that are needed for a sewing project.
    • A. 

      Notions

    • B. 

      Junk

  • 8. 
    ___________________________ are used to hold two pieces of fabric together or fabric and pattern.
    • A. 

      Needles

    • B. 

      Straight pins

  • 9. 
    A ________________________ is used to measure fabric and people; it is flexible
    • A. 

      Tape measurer

    • B. 

      Ruler

  • 10. 
    ___________________ is used to protect your finger when sewing.
    • A. 

      Thimble

    • B. 

      Band-aid

  • 11. 
    __________________________ includes directions on how to sew a project.
    • A. 

      Guide sheet

    • B. 

      Menu

  • 12. 
    Using an iron is a sliding motion would be called ________________________.
    • A. 

      Pressing

    • B. 

      Ironing

  • 13. 
    This tool may or may not have teeth and it is used to transfer markings from paper to fabric ___________________________________.
    • A. 

      Tracing wheel

    • B. 

      Pizza cutter

  • 14. 
    These are used to cut paper; short and dull ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Scissors

    • B. 

      Shears

  • 15. 
    _______________ raises and lowers the presser foot
    • A. 

      Presser bar lever

    • B. 

      Take up lever

  • 16. 
    ___________ feeds the thread from the spool to the needle.
    • A. 

      Presser bar lever

    • B. 

      Take up lever

  • 17. 
    ___________ adjusts the length of the stitch from short to long.
    • A. 

      Stitch regulator

    • B. 

      Head

  • 18. 
    ___________ controls the up and down movement of the needle
    • A. 

      Hand wheel

    • B. 

      Needle

  • 19. 
    ____________ Guides the thread so it does not tangle
    • A. 

      Thread guide for bobbin winder

    • B. 

      Bobbin

  • 20. 
    ___________ Adjusts tightness and looseness of thread that passes through the needle
    • A. 

      Needle thread tension

    • B. 

      Needle

  • 21. 
    ________ Makes the stitches
    • A. 

      Needle

    • B. 

      Bobbin

  • 22. 
    ________ Covers the bobbin
    • A. 

      Slide plate

    • B. 

      Throat plate