Standards of Garment Construction


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Of the following terms, which relates to standards of garment construction?

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1. According to standards of garment design, any items that are _____, or made to contour more closely to the body, should taper in the proper places and not have unsightly gaps in the fabric.

2. When making a garment, the finished areas at the bottom edges of pant legs or shirt sleeves should lay flat and be properly stitched. What are these areas called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this five-question quiz and worksheet is a fast way to gauge what you know about clothing construction standards. You should know about basting stitches and be familiar with other aspects of this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • A term related to garment construction standards
  • Clothing made to closely contour to the body
  • Finished areas at the bottom edge of shirt sleeves, pant legs, and skirts
  • Buttons, zippers, and other fasteners
  • How basting stitches are used

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about standards of garment construction and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about clothing that's made to closely contour to a body shape
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the term used for buttons, zippers, and other garment fasteners

Additional Learning

You can learn even more about this topic by studying the lesson titled Standards of Garment Construction. Here's a quick look at topics covered:

  • Constructing a garment with the fabric grain
  • Benefits of garment construction standards
  • Considerations when using patterns