How Good Is Your Sewing Knowledge?

Can you applique and hem with the best of them? Or do you have trouble even getting thread through the eye of a needle? Take this quiz to test your sewing knowledge once and for all!
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Question 1/10

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What is the hole in a needle called?
Eye
Pass-through
Tick
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Question 2/10

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Which of the following sewing/craft/fabric store chains do NOT exist?
JoAnn's
Robertsons'
Michaels
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Question 3/10

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True or False: It's best to use the same needles for machine sewing and hand sewing.
True
False
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What is 'muslin?'
A type of needle
A type of stitch
A type of fabric
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What type of fabric are ballpoint needles especially designed to penetrate without nicking or damaging?
Silk
Knit
Jersey
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Question 6/10

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If a seamstress is butting fabrics, what is she doing?
Sewing fabric together to double up the thickness of a garment
Bringing two edges of fabric together so that they touch but don't overlap
Ripping out the seams so that two fabrics are not attached to each other anymore
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Which of the following is NOT a reason to prewash fabric?
To allow for any color bleeding
To allow for possible shrinkage
To allow stray fibers to disassociate from the fabric
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Question 8/10

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The side of the fabric on which there is no decorative design or print is called what?
Wrong side
Right side
Underside
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Question 9/10

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'Rick Rack' is a type of trim in what type of pattern?
Plaid
Zig Zag
Striped
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Question 10/10

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Fill in the blank: A 'godet' is a triangular piece of fabric that can be inserted in a seamline to provide more movement to a garment or enlarge a _____.
Neck hole
Sleeve opening
Zipper line
Result
Oops! Seems like you need a seamstress to mend a simple hole for you. It's okay though - it's never too late to pick up a new hobby if you really want to, right?

C+, Sewing Simpleton

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Good job! You are definitely a savvy sewer. You may not be the best and most professional seamstress in the world, but you surely know what you're doing when you pick up a needle and thread.

B+, Sewing Savvy

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Whether it's a backstitch, edgestitch, or overcast stitch, you know em all. You are a sewing superstar, and your talent with a needle and thread is equally matched by few! Congratulations on a quiz very well done.

A+, Sewing Superstar

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1
What is the hole in a needle called?
Eye
Pass-through
Tick
2
Which of the following sewing/craft/fabric store chains do NOT exist?
JoAnn's
Robertsons'
Michaels
3
True or False: It's best to use the same needles for machine sewing and hand sewing.
True
False
4
What is 'muslin?'
A type of needle
A type of stitch
A type of fabric
5
What type of fabric are ballpoint needles especially designed to penetrate without nicking or damaging?
Silk
Knit
Jersey
6
If a seamstress is butting fabrics, what is she doing?
Sewing fabric together to double up the thickness of a garment
Bringing two edges of fabric together so that they touch but don't overlap
Ripping out the seams so that two fabrics are not attached to each other anymore
7
Which of the following is NOT a reason to prewash fabric?
To allow for any color bleeding
To allow for possible shrinkage
To allow stray fibers to disassociate from the fabric
8
The side of the fabric on which there is no decorative design or print is called what?
Wrong side
Right side
Underside
9
'Rick Rack' is a type of trim in what type of pattern?
Plaid
Zig Zag
Striped
10
Fill in the blank: A 'godet' is a triangular piece of fabric that can be inserted in a seamline to provide more movement to a garment or enlarge a _____.
Neck hole
Sleeve opening
Zipper line