FACS Unit 4: Clothing and Textiles. Mrs. Judy Moore 45 class periods. 4.1 Match the terms related to clothing and textiles. See handout. 4.2 List the factors to consider in clothing selections. Individual wants and needs Resources Lifestyle Climate
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Mrs. Judy Moore
45 class periods
Planning a wardrobe:
**Classic, understated dress often indicates that a person is secure and self-confident. Classic dress works well for a job interview.**
**Persons with athletic ability and/or interest in the outdoors often choose natural styles.**
Examples:Socks, underwear, shirts, pants, jackets.
Mount small hook or tie rack on closet door or walls to hold small items.
Example:Ties, belts, scarves, necklaces
Store small items in storage bags pockets.
Example:Socks, belts,(rolled up), shoe polish supplies, care labels, extra buttons and yarns that come attached to garments.
Store seldom-worn items in boxes under the bed or on top shelf of closet.
Examples: Casual, formal, warm weather garment, cool weather garment.
Examples: Measurement charts, pattern illustrations for different figure types, skill development sections.
Figure Type (optional)
Price of Pattern
Front view(s) of pattern
Name of pattern company
Number of pattern pieces in envelope
Detailed description of finished garment.
Sketches of back views of pattern
Body measurements and size charts
Amount of fabric required for each pattern size.
Suggested fabrics for pattern
Examples: Extra yardage needed for napped fabrics; not suitable for diagonals,checks, strips,and plaids.
Notions needed for each view
Examples: Buttons,zippers,snaps,hooks and eyes,trims,thread,elastic,cording
Name of pattern company
Skirt marker- Used to measure and mark hemlines of garments with either chalk or pins.
Hem gauge-Used for measuring and pressing hems.
Pins-Used for laying out pattern pieces, holding two layers of fabric together while stitching, and marking hemlines.
Pin cushions-Hold pins and needles that are inserted into the padded area.
Magnetic pin holder-Holds pins magnetically on an open surface.
Dressmaker shears-Used for cutting large pieces of fabric.
Pinking shears- Used to finish seam edges on firmly woven fabric.
Sewing scissors-Used to trim an grade seams, clip curves, and cut into corners.
Appliqué scissors-Used to grade seams and trim close to edge stitching.
Embroidery scissors-Used for detail work such as cutting threads, ripping stitches, and opening buttons.
Seam ripper-Used for ripping out stitching.
Rotary cutter-Cuts fabric, leather, vinyl, film, and paper as it is rolled along the cutting board.
Tailor’s Chalk-Use for making fabric.
Marking pen-Makes marks on fabrics similar to ink marks.
Tracing paper-Used with tracing wheel to transfer pattern markings to fabric.
Tracing wheel-Used with tracing paper to transfer pattern markings to fabric.
Blocking board-Used as a surface for straightening fabric, cutting out garment pieces, and pressing.
Seam roll- Used for pressing seams open so seam allowance does not show through to right side of fabric.
Press mitt-Used, as it fits over the hand, for pressing hard-to-reach areas.
Pounding block-Used to flatten seam edges on bulky fabrics.
Needle board-Used as a surface for pressing fabric with a pile.
4.16 Identify the basic parts of a sewing machine and function of each
E. Adjusting stitch length
E. Fold Line-Solid line showing where pattern is to be placed on the fold of the fabric.
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