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Fashion Design 2

Accompanies: Basic Apparel  1 
Directions: Answer the following questions. 
1. Which of the following is a measuring tool used in sewing? A. Bevel gauge B. Caliper C. Clapper D. French curve 
2. Marking tools in sewing are designed to do which of the following? A. Hold fabric in place when sewing B. Leave temporary notes for where to cut, fold, sew, etc. C. Form fabric into desired shapes D. Indicate which type of needle should be used 
3. A tailors’ ham is which type of sewing tool? A. Pressing tool B. Cutting tool C. Stitching tool D. Marking tool 
4. Which of the following is NOT a sewing machine part? A. Spool pin B. Sleeve board C. Throat plate D. Foot control 
5. What is the recommendation for picking up dropped needles and pins? A. Use a magnifying glass B. Use a wet paper towel C. Use a magnet D. Use a miniature vacuum cleaner 
6. Which of the following is a characteristic of high quality construction? A. Moderate pricing B. Machine assembly C. Designer creativity D. Nonuniform stitching 
7. What is the term for small balls of fluff which develop on the surface of some knit fabrics? A. Descenting B. Snagging C. Graining D. Pilling 
8. In sewing, the term “grain” refers to which of the following? A. The type of pattern printed on fabric B. The symmetry of a garment C. The direction of the threads within fabric D. The tendency of some fabrics to deteriorate quickly 
9. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of quality pockets? A. Conspicuous B. Stitched straight C. Securely attached D. Functionally placed 
10. Which of the following is the term for the supportive linings at the openings in garments? A. Darts B. Trim C. Gussets D. Facings 
11. Which of the following is NOT a societal factor which influences clothing selection? A. World events B. Self-concept C. Advertising D. Economics 
12. Which of the following is true of fashion? A. It refers to long-term trends B. It typically appeals to one age group or personality type C. It comes and goes quickly D. It is only worn by the rich and famous 
13. Which of the following is an example of a fad? A. Long jackets B. Full dresses C. Trucker hats D. Slim pants 
14. How can the total investment for a garment be calculated? A. Cost of purchase divided by number of times worn B. Wardrobe budget minus cost of purchase C. Cost of purchase plus cost of care D. Cost of care times number of times worn 
15. According to the segment, what percentage of your wardrobe should be fads? A. Fifty percent B. Forty percent C. Thirty percent D. Twenty percent 
16. Which of the following is NOT a location where a tag can usually be found? A. Collar B. Seam C. Hem D. Waistline 
17. Which of the following shapes is used in common care symbols for bleaching? A. Triangle B. Square C. Circle D. Diamond 
18. Dry cleaning uses which of the following to clean clothes? A. Pressurized hydrogen and oxygen B. Modified soap and water C. Powdered alcohol D. Solvents such as perchloroethylene 
19. Which of the following was NOT a tip for short-term storage listed in the segment? A. Be sure garments are completely clean and dry before storing B. Avoid storage areas which will expose clothing to cold C. Remove jewelry and empty pockets before storing D. Clean out storage annually 
20. Which of the following is an example of a garment which would be put in longterm storage? A. Jeans B. School uniform C. Underwear D. Prom dress