Can You Answer These Sewing Trivia? From pincushions to darts, think you know all there is to know about sewing? If so, then this quiz was made just for you.Take this quiz to see if you are an expert seamstress, and learn more about sewing trivia along the way! Let's Play! Question 1 / 14 What tool do you need if you make a mistake in sewing and want to correct it? Thread baring Seam ripper Stitch overlay Great job! Uh-oh. That was incorrect.- Next Question 2 / 14 What part of a sewing machine holds the fabric in place? Tension control Presser foot Bobbin winder Fabulous! Having difficulty with this one?- Next Question 3 / 14 On American sewing patterns, what is the common seam-allowance? 3/4 of an inch 5/8 of an inch 1 inch Good work! Not quite right.- Next Question 4 / 14 What were the earliest sewing needles made of (between 25,000 and 30,000 years ago)? Dog teeth Turtle shell Animal bone Bullseye! I'm afraid that wasn't it.- Next Question 5 / 14 What decade was the electric sewing machine invented in? 1880's 1910's 1850's Fantastic! Hmm, I don't think so.- Next Question 6 / 14 Which of these is NOT a part of a common sewing machine? Stitch opener Take-up lever Stitch selector Thumbs up! Having difficulty with this one?- Next Question 7 / 14 Which of these is NOT a type of sewing stitch? Cross Outline Loophole Cool! Hmm, I don't think so.- Next Question 8 / 14 In sewing terms, what are "darts?" Folded and stitched wedges of fabric that shape a garment over curves Marks used to distinguish the hemline Handsewn stitches made to not be seen on a garment Right on! Not quite right.- Next Question 9 / 14 If someone asks you to give her the "selvage" end of the fabric, which end would you hand her? The finished edge The cut edge The edge with the make/manufacturer of the fabric on it Super! I'm afraid that wasn't it.- Next Question 10 / 14 How do you create a back-stitch using a modern sewing machine? Hold down the reverse lever or button From your current stitch, put in a top-stitch then continue sewing Turn over the fabric and proceed to sew Absolutely right! That was incorrect.- Next Question 11 / 14 In sewing terms, what are "notions?" Measuring devices needed to follow sewing patterns Sewing accessories needed to complete a garment Patterns used to aid in garment making Wonderful! That was incorrect.- Next Question 12 / 14 Which of these is the oldest sewing machine brand? Kenmore Brother Singer Excellent! Uh-oh. That was incorrect.- Next Question 13 / 14 If someone uses your shears (fabric scissors) to cut something other than fabric, what would you use to sharpen them? Knife sharpener Sandpaper Piece of rock Stunning! Hmm, I don't think so.- Next Question 14 / 14 What part of your body closely equals a yard? From shoulder to kneecap Hip to floor Nose to fingertips Right on the money! Uh-oh. That was incorrect.- Show me my results! Share the quiz to show your results! Share this quiz Share this quiz Sign up for our Quiz of the DayGet fresh new quizzes sent to your email every day! Your email address: Sign up and see my result No emails, just show me my results. Can You Answer These Sewing Trivia?You got %%score%% of %%total%% right!Share Your Results! Share on Twitter ↺ Retake Quiz Try These Quizzes Next Can You Pass A Basic Cooking Test? 👨🍳 Take this quiz Can You Name These Common Medical Devices? Take this quiz Can You Name These Car Parts? Take this quiz Tell a friend Facebook SMS Prev Quiz Next Quiz Others Also Played Choose Some Clothes For Every Season And We’ll Guess The Season You Were Born InAre you a winter or a summer baby? Can You Guess Which Celebrity Photo Is Younger?If there really is a secret to eternal youth, these stars have got it! See if you can identify which celeb photo is the younger one. Can You Pass A 1954 Home Economics Class?Just how good are your homemaking skills?