Sewing Tool Quiz
Sewing and Design... the tools to know.
protects your fingers during hand-sewing
storage for pins- also have magnetic
general sewing (sometimes multi-colored heads)
1 3/4" long... extra length good for bulky fabrics
allows you to see what you are measuring and marking...good for checking grainline
should be hardwood or metal
easily removable from fabric
Flexible Measuring Tape
for fabrics with shape and dimension (don't want stretchy)
Bent-Handled Dress-Making Shears
used for cutting fabric shapes... the lower blade is angled and lets the fabric rest on it
Sewing scissors have one pointed and one rounded tip for clipping threads and trimming and clipping seam allowances.
quickly removes stitches and opens button holes
works like a pizza cutter (lefty's and righty's).. probably sharper than a pizza cutter
Rotary Cutter Mat
self-healing, protects work surface and blade of cutter
used for finishing seams. cut in zigzag or scalloped pattern, instead of straight line.