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Apparel Construction

A techniques involved in constructing garments, from pattern making and cutting to sewing and finishing, to create high-quality and well-fitting apparel.

patternmaking

cutting

sewing

stitching

hemming

seam finishing

darting

pleating

gathering

interfacing

notching

grading

fitting

pressing

finishing

What type of fastener should be used in a 9-inch side seam opening of a dress?

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  • Elastic
  • Interfacing
  • Zipper
  • Hook and loop tape

A standard seam is sewn on 5/8 of an inch.

  • True
  • False

These are the things to manage your wardrobe except one

  • Schedule time to review your closet before each season.
  • When it comes to new clothes, shop for quantity not quality.
  • Add custom storage to keep everything organized.
  • Use smartphone apps to help you track what you have.

Research and analyze different textiles including to their designs.

  • Dressmaking Teacher
  • Textile Researcher
  • Sewing Machine Operator
  • Tailor

What does the image above show

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  • wrong sides together
  • standard seam
  • right sides together

Ensure the high standards of quality of clothes and that they are delivered to costumers on time.

  • Sewer
  • Garment Construction
  • Dress Shop Manager
  • Dressmaking Teacher

If you want to add extra stability to fabric, which notion should you choose?

  • Interfacing
  • Elastic
  • Snap
  • Button

What stitch length setting should be used when stitching a standard seam on a sewing machine?

  • 2-3 stitches per inch
  • 6-8 stitches per inch
  • 10-12 stitches per inch
  • 15-20 stitches per inch

What is the continuous stitch called when sewing corners?

  • zigzag
  • serged
  • pivoting
  • turned and stitched

It is taken from the top of the body figure to its base.

  • Circumferential measurement
  • Vertical measurement
  • Horizontal measurement

When hemming the length of a formal dress, it is important to wear:

  • no shoes
  • flip-flops
  • comfortable flats
  • the same shoes that will be worn for the event.

It refers to a person showing the curves of the body. This includes the shape of the face, neckline and the full body or figure

  • Form/Shape

In apparel industry, below are the ways to deal with the rising labor cost except one.

  • Increase the productivity of the workers.
  • Make a good working system.
  • Hire employees that lacks knowledge about the nature of work.
  • Provide proper training to ensure disruption free production.

A temporary, passing fashion that has great appeal to many people for a short period of time.

  • Trend
  • Fad
  • Classic
  • Fashion Cycle

Apparel requires specific _________ (design, measurement) to come up with a well-designed and comfortable skirt.

  • measurement

Which type of hem stitches and decorates at the same time?

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  • fused
  • machine blind
  • rolled
  • topstitched

Today, we are in the transition between traditional manual measuring by tape measure and ________ (computerized, digital) body scanning or using photographic systems.

  • computerized

When stitching a facing to a skirt, which stitch will prevent the facing from rolling to the outside of the garment?

  • Understitching
  • Reinforced stitch
  • Slipstitching
  • Stay-stitching

Which of the following statements is not true?

  • Fabric is made of yarn.
  • Polyester is a synthetic fiber.
  • Silk fiber is obtained from silkworms.
  • Jute is the outer covering of coconut.

A wallet is being constructed and it uses a nylon tape fastener, that is machine stitched in place. Which type of fastener is being used?

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  • Hook-and-eye
  • Buttons/buttonholes
  • Hook and loop tape
  • Snaps

It creates a visual dimension of length and width

  • Line

The seam of a blanket made of thick fabric will not press flat. What technique should be used to taper the seam allowance and reduce the bulk?

  • Trim and clip
  • Trim and notch
  • Grade
  • Casing

Fibers can be found in __________.

  • Sails
  • Hot air balloons
  • Tennis ball fuzz
  • All of the above.

A slip stitch is being used to hem a skirt. This stitch should be completed with a:

  • double thread
  • single thread
  • triple thread
  • fusible web

Traditionally, dressmaking was a career only for _______.

  • women

Which of the following is true about fabric with lots of drapes?

  • It flows naturally with curves of the body.
  • It is only available in a lightweight fabric.
  • It is a characteristic of denim used in jeans.
  • It is favored in clingy evening gowns.

After sewing the seams, you noticed that the fabric edges were raveling badly. To prevent this problem you should use a seam:

  • finish
  • enclosure
  • allowance
  • grade

the difference between ironing and pressing is that you move the iron up & down when pressing.

  • true
  • false

Utilizing which stitch before sewing would prevent a stretched neckline during construction?

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  • Staystitching
  • Backstitching
  • Topstitching
  • Zigzag

What is added to fabric that adds stability

  • Interfacing
  • Elastic
  • Hems
  • backstitching

Cotton was domesticated in

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • South America
  • All of the above.

A properly sewn hem should:

  • hang straight and even
  • hang longer in the back
  • hang longer in the front
  • have a raw edge

The early beginning of dressmaking was marked by ________ found in egypt.

  • woven linen textile

Casey was attempting to finish the seams of her pajama pants when the serger threads broke. She does not have time to rethread the serger. How can she finish the seams on a regular sewing machine?

  • Baste
  • French seam
  • Overlock
  • Zig-zag the seam edges

what type seam is shown in the image.

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  • french
  • flat-felled
  • rolled hem
  • plain

It is the arrangement of a design on a space resulting to sense of equilibrium. It is the equal distribution of weight from a central point or area

  • Balance

Circumferential measurement is taken _______ the body.

  • below
  • around
  • left to right
  • top to base

what is that area of fabric called that is from the raw edge of fabric to the stitching line?

  • cut off fabric
  • seam allowance
  • pinked seam

Kim is making a stuffed plush animal with inward curves. How should she reduce bulk in the seam to allow the seam to stretch and lie flat when turning the project right side out?

  • Clip
  • Notch
  • Grade
  • Cut Diagonally

The repetition of accent that creates an interesting design

  • Rhythm

The fibers which are obtained from blending natural and synthetic fibers are called

  • real fibers
  • mixed fibers
  • joint fibers
  • artificial fiber

What is the area on clothing called that holds the drawstring or elastic?

  • Interfacing
  • Casing
  • Basting
  • Fused

The side seams of a knit skirt is completed. Which machine seam finish should be used that would give it a professional appearance?

  • Pinked
  • Zigzag
  • Serged
  • Bound

The following ways addresses the ecological challenges caused by apparel industry except one

  • Using recyclable materials and reduced chemical finishes.
  • Mandatory construction of Effluent treatment Plan.
  • Maximizing the use of hazardous chemicals.
  • Producing eco-friendly products.

What is the quickest, easiest way to temporarily fix a hem?

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  • use fusible web
  • machine blind hem
  • complete the turned and stitched hem
  • hand stitch the hem

To control fullness at the waistline of a pair of shorts using a piece of elastic, which technique should be used?

  • Easing
  • Gathering
  • Casing
  • Darts

It is taken from the left of the figure to the right.

  • Horizontal measurement
  • Vertical measurement
  • Circumferential measurement

A button has a metal loop on the back. Which type of button did is this?

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  • Snaps
  • Shank
  • Sew through
  • Hook and eye

Which step should be completed first when making buttons/buttonholes?

  • Attach the sanp
  • Sew the button on
  • Make a thread shank
  • Stitch the buttonholes

A ruffle is being added to a top. The pattern piece for the ruffle is much longer that the piece it joins. What technique will be used to control the extra fullness in the ruffle?

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  • Clipping
  • Gathering
  • Trimming
  • Darts

It refers to the overall construction of a dress, its shape and all the details involved in pattern making construction and the sewing construction of the dress such as darts, seams, pleats, and tucks.

  • Structural Design

Stiff competition is considered as one of the constraints in apparel industry. To deal with this problem, one must:

  • Focus on the competitors and learn how to lose them
  • Compare your products and the competitor's products
  • Identify the needs of the target market and satisfy it with your products
  • Copy the products of the other brands

It refers to the lightness or darkness of color

  • Value

What do you call the treatment given to change the appearance, touch or performance of a fabric?

  • Final touches
  • Beautification process
  • Finishes
  • Manufacturing

Responsible for creating the specific look of individual garments, design fashionable clothes.

  • Fashion Designer
  • Seamstress
  • Dress Shop Manager
  • Dressmaking Teacher

Hip 2 circumference is taken _______inches below the waistline.

  • 7 to 8
  • 6 to 8
  • 7 to 9
  • 5 to 8

When you finish stitching a square pin cushion and beef turning it right sides out, what should be done to reduce bulk in the corners?

  • Cut the seam
  • Restitch the seam
  • Trim diagonally
  • Notch

It is measured from the waistline to the desired length.

  • Hip 1
  • Skirt’s Length
  • Hip 2
  • Full length

Seams in sheer fabric can often be seen through the garment. Which seam would be best to create a finished look?

  • French
  • Basted
  • Flat-felled
  • Plain

What seam is used for strength and decoration mainly in denim clothing?

  • serged
  • plain
  • french
  • flat-felled

If you start hearing a strange sound while sewing what should you do?

  • stop sewing for the day
  • Rethread the machine
  • call the teacher

Interfacing was basted to the outer fabric with a 1/2" seam allowance. Which type of interfacing did she use?

  • Temporary
  • Reinforced
  • Sew-in
  • Fusible

Bicomponent yarns are produced when two

  • Different polymers are extruded together.
  • Natural fibers are spun to form a yarn.
  • Single yarns are twisted to form a ply yarn.
  • Multifilament yarns are twisted together.

What additional fastener should be used at the top of a zipper to keep it from coming unzipped?

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  • Zipper
  • Buttons
  • Hook-and-eye
  • Snaps

Waist Circumference is measured around the _______ (biggest, smallest)portion of the torso.

  • smallest

Design and manufacture your own clothing items and sell them.

  • Sewer/Tailor
  • Fashion Designer
  • Apparel Manufacturer
  • Dressshop Manager

To strengthen the corners of a pillow so they will not break open when turned and stuffed, you would use which stitches?

  • Topstitching
  • Backstitching
  • Reinforcement
  • ZigZag

It refers to the kind of design that creates a center of interest.

  • Emphasis

This fabric finish makes the fabric strong, lustrous and more receptive to dyes.

  • Washing
  • Sanding
  • Mercerizing
  • Glazing

It involves the addition of decorative trims that includes buttons, braids, embroideries, bias tapes, beads, sequins, ribbons, etc. on a dress.

  • Decorative Design

What side are the BUTTONHOLES placed on women's clothing.

  • left
  • right

Which seam should be chosen if you want to finish a project quickly?

  • Straight
  • Zigzag
  • Serged
  • Bound

Which hem is most appropriate for a denim skirt?

  • Fused
  • Machine blind
  • Rolled
  • Topstitched

Which stitch length setting should be used when reinforcing the armhole of a blouse?

  • 2-3 stitches per inch
  • 6-8 inches per inch
  • 10-12 stitches per inch
  • 15-20 stitches per inch

What technique is used when controlling extra fullness and the two pieces of fabric being sewn are slightly different in size?

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  • Clipping
  • Dart
  • Trimming
  • Easing

What type of seam is produced when fabric is pinned right sides together, stitches are 10-12 inches per inch and sewn with a 5/8" seam allowance?

  • French
  • Serged
  • Flat-felled
  • Plain

A fastener is being added to a shirt. Using double thread, a button was stitched on over a heavy pin creating a thread shank. What type of fastener (button) did he use?

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  • Snaps
  • Shank
  • Sew through
  • Hook and eye

Which stitch length setting should be used when reinforcing the side seam of a jacket?

  • 2-3 stitches per inch
  • 6-8 stitches per inch
  • 10-12 stitches per inch
  • 15-20 stitches per inch

A hook-and-eye fastener is being added directly above a zipper. How should the fastener be hand stitched?

  • Double thread
  • Single thread
  • Fusible web
  • Triple thread

at the beginning and end of seams what should you do?

  • backstitching
  • staystitch
  • zigzag
  • serge

Which technique should be used on an outward curve so the seam will lay flat when turned right-side out?

  • Trim and clip
  • Trim and notch
  • Grade
  • Cut diagonally

Which type of fastener is Velcro, which is made from nylon and has two parts that interlock?

  • Hook and eye
  • Buttons/buttonholes
  • Hook-and-loop tape
  • Snaps

In order to gather fabric, what stitch length setting should be used for the debating stitches?

  • 2-3 stitches per inch
  • 6-8 stitches per inch
  • 10-12 stitches per inch
  • 15-20 stitches per inch

Perform garment sewing operations such as joining, reinforcing, or decorating garments.

  • Sewing Machine Operators
  • Textile Researcher
  • Sewer
  • Digital Designer

To deal with problems related to supply chain in apparel industry, one must:

  • Ensure longer lead times and delay deliveries.
  • Secure reliable and alternative suppliers.
  • Sourcing inconsistent carrier capacity.
  • Stick with only one supplier of raw materials.

The basic skirt has a total ease of _________ at the waist.

  • 3.25 cm
  • 4.0 cm
  • 2 cm
  • 2.5 cm

Velcro is also known as..

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  • Hook & eye
  • Hook & bar
  • Hook & Loop Tape

Which special seam is used for strength and decoration on nearly all jeans and denim clothing?

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  • Flat-felled
  • French
  • Plain
  • Serged

There is extra fabric in the corners of a pillow project. Which technique should be used to make the corners sharp?

  • Notch edge
  • Grade edge
  • Clip straight
  • Trim diagonal

This process gives special functions to a fabric such as water resistance, flame resistance and light blocking reflection.

  • Sanding
  • Washing
  • Mercerizing
  • Coating

Hip 1 circumference is taken 5 inches _______ (below, above) the waistline.

  • below

After sewing your seam, you notice that the fabric edges are raveling badly. To prevent this problem what seam should you use?

  • finish
  • enclosure
  • allowance
  • grade

The basic skirt is a plain ______ (flared, fitted) skirts with darts at the waist.

  • fitted

To prevent a hem from raveling, you should

  • finish the raw edge.
  • cut the raw edge.
  • press the raw edge
  • leave the raw edge.

These are a prerequisite to pattern construction.

  • Drafting Tools
  • Sewing tools
  • Body measurements
  • Vertical Measurements

Sew and alter clothes, fabrics and apparel. You can either have your own sewing business or work in tailoring shops.

  • Garment Cutter
  • Sewing Machine Operator
  • Sewer/Tailor
  • Apparel Manufacturer

An element of design which easily attracts the attention of the client and becomes the basis in choosing her apparel

  • Color

Which hem should be used for the bottom of a man's dress shirt?

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  • fused hem
  • machine blind hem
  • rolled hem
  • turned-and-stitched hem

Misty made a stuffed owl in her apparel class. After stitching the front to the back, she turned the owl right sides out. The seam at the inward curve looked very puckered. What technique should she use to make the seam stretch and flatten out?

  • Trim and notch
  • Trim and clip
  • Cut diagonally
  • Notch only

What type of interfacing is being used when using the iron to attach to a tote bag project?

  • Woven
  • Nonwoven
  • Fusible
  • Nonfusible

What is the above image?

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  • Notch
  • Buttonhole
  • Dart
  • Pleat

Curved necklines may stretch during construction. Utilizing which stitch before sewing seams solves this problem?

  • Topstitching
  • Backstitching
  • Staystitching
  • Zigsag

A network of all the individuals, organizations, resources, activities, and technology involved in the creation and sale of a product.

  • Business logistics
  • Supply chain
  • Apparel constraints
  • Raw materials

The following are importance of fabric finish except one:

  • Improve the appearance of fabric and enhance its looks.
  • Make the fabric more unuseful.
  • Improve the feel or touch of a fabric.
  • Produce variety of fabrics through dyeing and printing.

It is measured around the fullest portion of the thigh with the tape measure closest to the side.

  • Leg Circumference
  • Armhole Circumference
  • Waist Circumference
  • Thigh Circumference

It is permanent because of the ”color-fast dyes” as the fabric is woven

  • Design by weaving

You need to baste two fabric pieces together to apply a zipper. Which stitch length setting should be used?

  • 2-3 stitches per inch
  • 6-8 stitches per inch
  • 10-12 stitches per inch
  • 15-20 stitches per inch

Manual measuring requires a high degree of skill and is time consuming.

  • True
  • False

A small coin wallet bought at a craft fair is not holding up well. The seams are pulling apart at the ends. Which stitches should be used to prevent this problem?

  • Topstitching
  • Backstitching
  • Staystitching
  • Zigzag

Which technique would be used to enclose a drawstring for a jewelry bag?

  • Easing
  • Gathering
  • Casing
  • Dart

You are applying a pocket to a pair of pants. You are going to sew a row of stitches that will be visible on the outside of the finished garment. This is an example of:

  • topstitching
  • backstiticing
  • reinforcement
  • zigzag

When choosing interfacing, it should be:

  • Heavier in weight than fabric
  • Similar in weight to fabric
  • based thread type
  • based on garment type

The techniques of body scanning are constantly degrading and will supersede manual methods in the future.

  • True
  • False

if the raw edge of fabric is unraveling what sewing tool can be used to prevent more raveling?

  • fabric shears
  • zigzag stitch
  • pinking shears
  • seam ripper

Dressmaking is a __________ clothes and dresses.

  • craft of sewing

Why do manufacturers of textile products include care instructions on their labels?

  • To meet consumer demand
  • To provide public education
  • To satisfy government legislation
  • To aid brand identification

Non arrival of any single component in the apparel industry may cause to

  • Fast production
  • Longer lead times
  • Delay in production
  • Shorter lead times

What type of button is shown?

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  • Snaps
  • Sew through
  • Shank
  • hook and eye

Which of the following is a good practice in washing clothes using the machine?

  • Allow the detergent to settle to the bottom of the washing machine before putting the clothes
  • Unload washed laundry even if the machine is still on.
  • Wash heavy and light fabrics together.
  • Leave the machine uncovered to allow dirty suds to overflow​.

You are hemming a pair of dress pants that you constructed. Which type of hem should be used to ensure the stitches are not easily visible on the outside of the pants?

  • fused
  • Machine blind
  • Rolled
  • Topstitched

There is also an evidence of silk culture in ________ 5000 years ago.

  • China
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