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1

Why do we combine fabrics?

Appearance
To improve practical/working properties
Cost

2

What is blending?

2 or more fibres produce a tarn before/ during spinning
Woven, knitted

3

What is mixing?

Weaving fibres

4

What is Ripstop?

weaving nylon with cotton, polyester or silk to add stength

5

What are the properties of Cotton Polyester?

Less absorbent
Stronger
Crease-resistant
Highly flammable
Comfortable

6

What are the properties of Cotton Elastane

Strong
Comfortable
Stretches
Resists creasing
Stretches