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Can You Answer 12 Questions About Sewing?

From pin cushions to darts, think you know all there is to know about sewing? This quiz was made just for you! Click now to start.

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Question 1/12

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What were the earliest sewing needles made of (between 25,000 and 30,000 years ago)?
Turtle shell
Animal bone
Dog teeth

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What decade was the electric sewing machine invented in?
1850's
1890's
1910's

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On American sewing patterns, what is the common seam-allowance?
1 inch
5/8 of an inch
3/4 of an inch

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What tool do you need if you make a mistake in sewing and want to correct it?
Seam ripper
Stitch overlay
Thread baring

Question 5/12

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What part of a sewing machine holds the fabric in place?
Reverse lever
Bobbin winder
Presser foot

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Which of these is NOT a part of a common sewing machine?
Take-up lever
Stitch opener
Stitch selector

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Which of these is NOT a type of sewing stitch?
Float
Invisible
Loophole

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In sewing terms, what are "darts?"
Marks used to distinguish the hemline
Handsewn stitches made to not be seen on a garment
Folded and stitched wedges of fabric that shape a garment over curves

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If someone asks you to give her the "selvage" end of the fabric, which end would you hand her?
The cut edge
The finished edge
The edge with the make/manufacturer of the fabric on it

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How do you create a back-stitch using a modern sewing machine?
Turn over the fabric and proceed to sew
Hold down the reverse lever or button
From your current stitch, put in a top-stitch then continue sewing

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In sewing terms, what are "notions?"
Sewing accessories needed to complete a garment
Patterns used to aid in garment making
Measuring devices needed to follow sewing patterns

Question 12/12

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Which of these is the oldest sewing machine brand?
Singer
Kenmore
Brother

C+, Beginning Sewer

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Seems like you've just begun realizing the fun in sewing! Keep practicing - you'll be an expert seamstress one day!

B+, Sewing Hobbyist

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You definitely own a sewing kit, and maybe even a sewing machine! Great job on this quiz. I can tell that sewing is one of your many hobbies!

A+, Expert Seamstress

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From darts to types of needles, you know it all! I'd love to have some clothes made by you one day. Amazing job on this quiz, expert seamstress.
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1
What were the earliest sewing needles made of (between 25,000 and 30,000 years ago)?
Turtle shell
Animal bone
Dog teeth
2
What decade was the electric sewing machine invented in?
1850's
1890's
1910's
3
On American sewing patterns, what is the common seam-allowance?
1 inch
5/8 of an inch
3/4 of an inch
4
What tool do you need if you make a mistake in sewing and want to correct it?
Seam ripper
Stitch overlay
Thread baring
5
What part of a sewing machine holds the fabric in place?
Reverse lever
Bobbin winder
Presser foot
6
Which of these is NOT a part of a common sewing machine?
Take-up lever
Stitch opener
Stitch selector
7
Which of these is NOT a type of sewing stitch?
Float
Invisible
Loophole
8
In sewing terms, what are "darts?"
Marks used to distinguish the hemline
Handsewn stitches made to not be seen on a garment
Folded and stitched wedges of fabric that shape a garment over curves
9
If someone asks you to give her the "selvage" end of the fabric, which end would you hand her?
The cut edge
The finished edge
The edge with the make/manufacturer of the fabric on it
10
How do you create a back-stitch using a modern sewing machine?
Turn over the fabric and proceed to sew
Hold down the reverse lever or button
From your current stitch, put in a top-stitch then continue sewing
11
In sewing terms, what are "notions?"
Sewing accessories needed to complete a garment
Patterns used to aid in garment making
Measuring devices needed to follow sewing patterns
12
Which of these is the oldest sewing machine brand?
Singer
Kenmore
Brother

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