Obj. 3.02 Apparel Construction Tools & Equipment. Small Sewing Equipment. Measuring Equipment. Tape Measure Sewing or Seam Gauge Yard Stick Transparent Ruler Hem Gauge Skirt Marker. Tape Measure. Purpose: Taking Body Measurements Measure Fabric Measure Pattern Pieces.
Measuring seam allowances & hems
Measuring skirt hems &
tasks requiring long, rigid measure
Marks straight & curved hems
Measure & mark hemlines with either pins or chalk
Silk pin with a rounded point to enable pin to slip easily between strands of yarn, to prevent snags.
Pincushions provide a safe way to store pins for convenience. They come in many colors & shapes.
To sharpen a dull pin, stick the pin in & out of the emery.
lie flat while cutting.
Removes stitches with small blade. Blade lifts the tread away from the fabric before cutting.
Mark pattern symbols.
Make simple hand-sewn stitches to mark construction lines on fabric.
Metal or plastic tool to protect finger while hand sewing.
Available in different sizes.
Indentions in thimble help hold needle while pushing the needle through fabric.
Small tool with thin wire to aid in threading a needle.
Wooden tool with a pointed end for pushing out sharp corners on collars.
Rounded edge is used for holding seam open while pressing.
A long metal rod with a hook.
Turns bias tubing and casings right side out.
Lightweight cloth for pressing fabrics.
Prevents – iron shine or glossy marking & scorching on certain fabrics.
A firm round cushion used to press curved areas of a garment.
Small ironing board around 20 inches long.
Press narrow areas such as sleeves.
Long firm tubular cushion used for pressing long seams and small curved areas.