Product Construction And Decoration Techniques - True Or False

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Product Construction And Decoration Techniques - True Or False - Quiz

Find out how much you know about how to construct textile products or how they can be decorated. Use www. Textiles4u. Wikispaces. Com to help find the answer to any questions that you are not sure of, also useful for revision for the GCSE exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    An open or plain seam is the commonest way of sewing fabric together, it is used on most products and garments.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An open or plain seam is indeed the most common method used to sew fabric together in the production of various products and garments. This type of seam is simple and straightforward, making it widely used in the industry. It involves sewing two pieces of fabric together with a straight stitch, leaving the raw edges exposed. This seam is often used for lightweight fabrics or when a clean and minimalistic look is desired.

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  • 2. 

    Batik and Tie dye are both 'resist' decoration techniques.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The wax resists (stops the dye getting to the fabric) the dye when batiking to create a design, the string or elastic bands stop the dye getting (resists) to the fabric in tie dye to create the pattern.

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  • 3. 

    A squeegee is used in roller printing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The squeegee is used in silk screen printing to push the dye across the screen to create the pattern.

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  • 4. 

    Straight stich on a sewing machine is also known as lockstitch.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sewing machines sew lockstitch as well as zigzag stitch and sometimes various machine embroidery stitches.

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  • 5. 

    Darts are a way of reducing fullness in fabric to create a fitted garment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Darts, gathering and pleating are all ways of creating shape in fabric.

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  • 6. 

    Tailors tacking is a way of decorating fabric.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tailors tacking is a way of applying pattern markings to fabric in the same way that tailors chalk is used. It is pulled out once the garment is made.

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  • 7. 

    Bias binding is used to finish edges and make them look neater.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bias binding is a narrow strip of fabric which has folded over edges. It is often sewn onto unfinished edges of fabric to create a neat edge that doesn't fray.

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  • 8. 

    A french seam is a strong, flat seam used to sew up heavy fabric like canvas. It is often used on jeans and pyjamas.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A french seam is used on delicate fabrics and encloses any fraying. It is often used to make lingerie. The double stitched seam is the strong, flat seam often used on jeans and pyjamas.

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  • 9. 

    Overlocked seam is made on a sewing machine to stop edges fraying.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An overlocked seam is made on an overlocker it is used to sew up stretchy fabric as it streches with the fabric. It is also used to neaten fraying fabric. It is a strong seam as it uses 3 or 4 threads.

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  • 10. 

    A facing is a way of neatening fabric edges invisibly.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Facings are often used to finish necklines, armholes and collars.

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  • 11. 

    Roller printing is a slow way of applying colour and pattern to fabric.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This is a quick way of applying a pattern to large quantities of fabric. It is a development of block printing.

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  • 12. 

    Chain stitch and blanket stitch are hand embroidery stitches.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Chain stitch and blanket stitch are indeed hand embroidery stitches. These stitches are commonly used in embroidery to create decorative patterns or secure fabric layers together. Chain stitch is formed by looping the thread in a chain-like pattern, while blanket stitch is created by making a series of overlapping stitches along the edge of a fabric. Both stitches require handwork and are often used in various embroidery projects.

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  • 13. 

    Molar can also be called reverse applique.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Molar is sewing a pattern into layers of fabric then cutting away the fabric to show the layers underneath.

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  • 14. 

    A hem is a type of seam.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A hem is the edge of the fabric where it is turned up. There are several ways of creating a hem.

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