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1) Which of the categories below is NOT one of the 5 Categories of Sewing Notions?
a) Hand Sewing Tools
2) Small handled notion with a sharp hook at one end that can slide under a stitch or a row of stitches and cut them.
Used to take out unwanted lines of sewing.
3) Where should you place pins and needles while working?
a) In your mouth
4) This notion is used to clip fabric and trim threads.
5) This notion is available in lengths from 60 to 120 inches long with measurements every 1/8 inch.
Used to measure the body and large areas.
a) Tape measure
6) This notion is usually made out of clay and used to mark fabric before cutting or stitching.
a) Tracing Wheel
7) These notions have an eye and when used with thread can permanently hold pieces of fabric together.
8) This notion allows you to press sleeves and other small areas.
a) Sleeve Board
9) This notion is 8 to 10 inches in length with a bent handle designed so that you have the bottom blade resting on the cutting surface as you cut out fabric.
a) Pinking Shears
10) This notion is a small piece of white fabric. It is placed between the fabric and the iron to prevent shiny marks caused by the heat of the iron.
When moistened, it can help create steam to help press the fabric.
a) Pressing Cloth
11) This notion comes in a variety of styles, widths, and lengths. Some have large glass or plastic heads.
Used to temporarily hold fabric together.
12) This notion is used to limit the length of the frayed thread and thus limit the damage on fabric.
13) This notion is 36 inches long and is used to measure large areas like fabric.
a) Seam Gauge
14) This notion is used while hand sewing to protect your finger while you push the needle into the fabric.
a) Point presser
15) This notion is a 6-inch ruler used to measure small areas like hems and seams.
16) This notion is used to press seams open, press down hems and take out wrinkles in fabric.
a) Pressing cloth
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