Can You Answer These 12 Questions About Embroidery?

Do you think you're an embroidery wizard? Take these 12 questions and discover just how much you really know about embroidery. Let's put your knowledge to the test!
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What is the most important tool that an embroider needs?
A needle
An embroidery hoop
An embroidery machine
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Embroidery is generally classified into how many types?
One
Two
Three
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True or false: There are more than 300 types of stitches used in embroidery.
True
False
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The best choice of fabric for a beginner just learning to embroider is what?
A woven checked gingham or similar
Ready stamped linens
Any kind of fabric that can be put in a hoop
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The major difference between embroidery needles and sewing needles is that they what?
Come in a variety of sizes
Have a larger eye to accommodate special threads
Are available in mediums such as durable plastics
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A style of embroidery containing loosely twisted yarns using flower, leaf and bird motifs is known as?
Oriental
Amish
Jacobean
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True or false: One should use fine stitches and threads on fine fabrics and bold stitches and heavier threads on coarse fabric.
True
False
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The most common stitch used to outline components of embroidery is what?
The basic running stitch
The stem stich
The back stitch
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True or false: Cross stitch samplers and candle wicking embroidery were once very common in Colonial America.
True
False
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The most common stitch used as a filler for smaller elements of an embroidery motif is a....
Satin stitch
Long and short stitch
Herringbone stitch
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A type of looped stitch used to create dainty petals is called a....
Chain stitch
Blanket stitch
Lazy daisy stitch
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The only mediums used in embroidery are hoops, needles, threads and fabrics.
True
False
Result
Okay, so embroidery isn’t your thing. While you can appreciate a beautiful embroidery, you don’t know much about the art of creating embroidery yourself. Fret not, with a little time, you’ll learn the ropes of this awesome craft!

C+, Embroidery Confused

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly embroidery excellent! It’s obvious that you’ve spent some time learning this craft and implementing important techniques. While you may not be an expert just yet, you’re well on your way!

B+, Embroidery Excellent

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are definitely an embroidery expert! It’s clear that you truly value the craft of embroidery. Not only are you likely an amazing embroider, but you know the ins and outs of this craft the way few people do.

A+, Embroidery Expert

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1
What is the most important tool that an embroider needs?
A needle
An embroidery hoop
An embroidery machine
2
Embroidery is generally classified into how many types?
One
Two
Three
3
True or false: There are more than 300 types of stitches used in embroidery.
True
False
4
The best choice of fabric for a beginner just learning to embroider is what?
A woven checked gingham or similar
Ready stamped linens
Any kind of fabric that can be put in a hoop
5
The major difference between embroidery needles and sewing needles is that they what?
Come in a variety of sizes
Have a larger eye to accommodate special threads
Are available in mediums such as durable plastics
6
A style of embroidery containing loosely twisted yarns using flower, leaf and bird motifs is known as?
Oriental
Amish
Jacobean
7
True or false: One should use fine stitches and threads on fine fabrics and bold stitches and heavier threads on coarse fabric.
True
False
8
The most common stitch used to outline components of embroidery is what?
The basic running stitch
The stem stich
The back stitch
9
True or false: Cross stitch samplers and candle wicking embroidery were once very common in Colonial America.
True
False
10
The most common stitch used as a filler for smaller elements of an embroidery motif is a....
Satin stitch
Long and short stitch
Herringbone stitch
11
A type of looped stitch used to create dainty petals is called a....
Chain stitch
Blanket stitch
Lazy daisy stitch
12
The only mediums used in embroidery are hoops, needles, threads and fabrics.
True
False