Textile Science Pre & Post Test

Directions
Read statement/question, then select the best answer by clicking the 
When you are finished, call the instructor before you click "Grade Me". 
 
1) Which of the categories below is NOT one of the 5 Categories of Sewing Notions?
a) hand sewing tools
b) cutting tools
c) ironing tools
d) measuring tools
 
2) This tool works like a tiny ironing board for pressing hard-to-reach seams and enclosed
corners, like those on collars, lapels, and cuffs.
a) point presser
b) sleeve board
c) tailor's ham
d) tailor's roll
 
3) 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.
a) scissors
b) seam ripper
c) seam gauge
d) pinking shears
 
4) Use this notion to hold pins and needles while working.
a) your mouth
b) the table
c) pin cushion
d) pressing cloth
 
5) Use this notion to clip fabric and trim threads.
a) shears
b) seam ripper
c) pinking shears
d) scissors
 
6) This notion is a long, firm, tube-shaped cushion. Use it to press long seams, sleeves, and
small curved areas.
a) tailor's ham
b) ironing board
c) tailor's roll
d) sleeve board
 
7) This notion comes 60 to 120 inches long with measurements every 1/8 inch. Use this notion
to measure the body and large areas.
a) tape measure
b) seam gauge
c) yard/meter stick
d) hem gauge
 
8) Usually made out of clay -- use this notion to mark fabric before cutting or stitching.
a) tracing wheel
b) colored pencil
c) tracing paper
d) tailor's chalk
 
9) This notion has an eye and when used with thread can permanently hold pieces of fabric
together.
a) thimble
b) needle
c) seam ripper
d) shears
 
10) This notion works like a tiny ironing board which allows you to press sleeves and other small areas.
a) sleeve board
b) tailor's ham
c) tailor's roll
d) point presser
 
11) 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
b) scissors
c) shears
d) seam ripper
 
12) 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.
a) pressing cloth
b) tracing paper
c) tailor's ham
d) tailor's chalk
 
13) This notion comes in a variety of styles, widths, and lengths. Some have large glass or
plastic heads. Temporarily hold fabric together by using this notion.
a) needles
b) seam gauage
c) pins
d) thread
 
14) This notion is used to limit the length of the frayed thread and thus limit the damage on
fabric.
a) shears
b) pinking shears
c) scissors
d) seam ripper
 
15) This notion is 36 inches long and is used to measure large areas like fabric.
a) seam gauge
b) tape measure
c) yard stick
d) seam gauge
 
16) This notion is used with the iron to iron and press fabric.
a) ironing board
b) pressing cloth
c) tailor's ham
d) all the above
 
17) This notion is used while hand sewing to protect your finger while you push the needle
into the fabric.
a) point presser
b) pin cusion
c) thimble
d) seam ripper
 
18) This notion is a firm cushion. It is used for pressing curved seams and darts..
a) point presser
b) sleeve board
c) tailor's roll
d) tailor's ham
 
19) This notion is a 6 inch ruler used to measure small areas like hems and seams.
a) yard/meter stick
b) tape measure
c) seam gauge
d) seam ripper
 
20) What size are the squares we cut for our quilt?.
a) 4 x 4 inches
b) 6 x 6 inches
c) 8 x 8 inches
d) 10 x 10 inches
 
21) Number of colors we use for our lap quilts:
a) as many as we want
b) four or five
c) three or four
d) two or three
 
22) How many squares of each color do we cut out for our quilt?
a) 12
b) 14
c) 16
d) 18
 
23) How wide are the seams on our quilt squares?
a) 1/8 inch
b) 1/4 inch
c) 1/2 inch
d) 3/4 inch
When you are finished, call the instructor BEFORE you click "Grade Me".

Test  created by:  Jo Black ©July 2010
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