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FACS: The Sewing Machine (Textiles)

Main Core Tie

FCS 6th Grade
Strand 5 Standard 1

Time Frame

1 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size


Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability


Utah LessonPlans


Students will learn the parts of the sewing machine and how to thread it.


  • Sewing machines
  • Worksheets
  • Thread
  • An illustration of the sewing machines used in your classroom (to place on the worksheet)
  • Illustrations of how to wind the bobbin on your sewing machines

    Background for Teachers

    Demonstrate how to thread the sewing machine. Identify the various parts of the machine and explain what they do.

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Knowledge of how to thread a sewing machine. Be able to identify the parts of the sewing machine.

    Instructional Procedures

    After demonstrating how to thread the sewing machine and explaining its parts and their purposes, have the students complete the activities.

  • Created: 08/06/2002
    Updated: 02/05/2018