5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- corner seams
- If machine is not working
- french seam
- a reduce stitch length around corners
- b 2.4-3 mm or 8-10 spi
- c cutting to shorter lengths. We do this to reduce reduce bulk. Usually paired with grading.
- d Sew wrong sides together at 3/8, trim to 1/4, and then fold so that right sides together and then stitch at 1/4.
- e check the threading, and if the needle and bobbin/ bobbin case are in correctly. Then check tension.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1.7 - 2.4 mm or 10-14 spi
- 1 mm or 24 spi or
regulation at 1/4 into the seam allowance. (used in armholes and crotch)
- finer fabric, smaller needle. 80/12 is normal.
- #4. lengthen to 1 1/2 and stitch so that the edge of the curve goes over the fabric.
- blind stitch on the machine #7.
5 True/False questions
grading → 3-4 mm 6-8 spi
seams great → sew at 5/8. wrap seams great along each edge and zig zag in place.
Warp → Crosswise yarn; semi stable. Hangs across the body. determines the weave.
Bias → true bias is 45 degrees and bias is the diagonal. Drapes beautifully, very expensive.
gathering techniques → two rows: 3/8 and 5/8
three rows: 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4