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IDENTIFICATION OF SEWING MATERIALS,TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
1.Fabrics

2.Candle or beewax

3.Tape rule

4.Scissors

5.machine/hand needles

6.Pins

7.Thread

8.Thimble

9.Ruler

10.Tailors chalk

11.Iron

12.Seam ripper/tweezers

13.Erasable pen

14.pin cushion/magnet

15.sewing box

16.ironing board

17.sewing machine

18.cutting board

19.Yard stick/meter stick

20.hip curve

21.l-square

22.safety pin and so on and so forth
Uses of sewing materials, tools and equipment.
1.Fabric

Fabric is a piece or yards of cloth u need to carry out ur sewing practice on.You should try to have atleast two materials, either, Ankara, lace or guinea brocade.

2.Beeswax/candle

Beeswax or candle makes the thread stronger and serves as lubricant which makes the thread easier to use in sewing button, and other hand sewing jobs and also on elastic materials.

3.Tape rule

Tape rule is used to take measurement and calculation. It is a 60 inch long measuring device used in taking body measurement, drafting patterns and measuring fabrics.

4.Scissors

Scissors is used to cut fabric and thread.

(to be continued…)

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