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Flashcards in Tools Deck (5):

What tools are used for marking and measuring?

Tailors chalk
Pattern master - draw out a pattern
Flexible measuring tape for curves


What tools are used for cutting?

Paper scissors
Fabric shears to cut fabric as the blades are longer
Pinking shears zig zag to prevent fraying
Embroidery scissors to cut threads
Craft knives for stencils
Unpickers to unpick


What tools are used for sewing?

Pins to hold the fabric in place
Needles for hand stitching


What tools are used for Pressing?

Dry irons use heat and pressure
Steam irons are more effective - use water and steam
Apply designs


What does an overlocker do?

Finish edges to prevent fraying enclosing it in thread
trim the fabric
one go
side seams in stretchy tees