Textiles
Embroidery is patterns which are sewn into a fabric.

Textiles

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There are lots of things you can make from sewing together textiles. Clothes, sheets, covers, bags and towels are all made from textiles. So are cushions, wall hangings and curtains. Textiles use soft materials or fabrics, usually cotton or wool. They can be decorated with embroidery or as a tapestry.

1.
What is used to sew clothes together?
Cotton thread
Steel wire
Copper wire
String
Can you get the thread through the eye of the needle? It’s not easy!
2.
Sarah has just made a cushion cover. She decides to decorate it by sewing patterns into it with colorful thread. This is called __________.
Knitting
Threading
Embroidery
Painting
Embroidery uses a needle and thread
3.
Most clothes are made from pieces of cloth. The pieces of cloth are ____ together.
Welded
Stuck
Glued
Sewn
What is used to do the sewing? - A needle
4.
Lucy is making a jumper. She makes it from wool. Lucy is ________ the jumper.
Mixing
Cooking
Baking
Knitting
Most hand-knitting is done with two long needles
5.
Textiles can be man-made. But many textiles are made from cotton cloth. What is another word for the cloth?
Plastic
Fabric
Rubber
Base
Sometimes cloth or fabric is just called ‘material’
6.
Which of these can be made from textiles?
Cushion covers
Pillow cases
Curtains
All three of them
Can you make a list of all the things that can be made from textiles? It could be a very long list!
7.
Jack has made a hat. What can he use to decorate the hat?
Ribbon
Chocolate
Wood
Polythene
Ribbon is used a lot for decoration and to make sashes
8.
Harry is designing an umbrella. What sort of fabric does he need for the umbrella?
Very heavy
Waterproof
Very flimsy
Very expensive
The umbrella must keep the rain out
9.
Maria is making a skirt. The design is on thin pieces of paper. Maria pins the paper to the cloth. She cuts round the design on the paper. The design on the paper is called a _______.
Video
Portrait
Pattern
Parcel
What does Maria use to cut round the pattern?
10.
Callum is designing a cover for his cell phone. His cell phone is red. Callum wants the cover to match his cell phone. Which of these colors of cloth would be best for Callum to use?
Green
Black
Pink
Blue
Pink is the nearest of these colors to red
Author:  David Bland

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