Sewing Machine Selection, Use & Maintenance


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What two basic stitches are must-haves for even the most infrequently used sewing machine?

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1. Which of the following is a sewing machine accessory you will want for sewing clothing?

2. A sewing machine with a larger motor is better equipped to handle _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of sewing machines with this quiz/worksheet. Questions will cover key topics like two of the most basic stitches and an accessory for sewing clothing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be required to answer questions on:

  • A capability of a sewing machine with a large motor
  • The frequency with which you should change your sewing needle
  • The first step for using your sewing needle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the related lesson on sewing machines, including what you should do before using your sewing needle
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an accessory for your sewing machine when making clothes and two must-have basic stitches
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how often you should change your sewing needle

Additional Learning

Learn more about sewing machines with the lesson entitled Sewing Machine Selection, Use & Maintenance. These key topics will be covered in greater detail:

  • Deciding on a sewing machine
  • The presser foot
  • Sewing machines that are brand names
  • Checking the feed dogs of your machine
  • Sewing process and safety precautions
  • Ways of maintaining your sewing machine