There are certain things that you should have learned while working on this garment. You should know certain things about patterns, certain things about buying cotton material and certain things about sewing. If you can do the following puzzles and answer these questions, it proves that you have learned these important things.
1. Which pattern in Fig. 30 is laid on the cloth correctly?
Only one is correctly placed.
2. What is wrong in each of the other pictures?
Pattern Picture Puzzle
Each edge of the pattern in Fig. 31 has a number. In answering the following questions give the number of the edge which you think is correct.
1. Which edge should be laid on a lengthwise fold?
2. Which edges would be joined in a French seam?
3. Which edges are at the bottom of the finished garment?
4. Which edge forms the bottom of the sleeve?
5. Which edge shows the center back of the garment? 5
1. In selecting a piece of material why would you pull it between your fingers and hold it up to the light before making your purchase?
2. What three things do you have to know in order to buy the right amount of material for a kimono?
3. How can you always recognize chambray?
4. Why is it not possible to have a design with circles and curves in gingham? (5) Why would it have not been wise to use plain seams for the underarm seams of your kimono garment?
6. How would you fold cloth in order to get a true bias?
7. Why is it sometimes necessary to use a bias facing instead of one cut straight with the cloth?
8. Explain the difference between the hem on the bottom of a kimono garment and the hem on a straight edge.
9. Under what conditions would you use the overhanding stitch? 10. How does a binding differ in appearance from a facing?