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1

What is denim made of?

100% cotton or 94% cotton/ 6% lycra

2

What is satin made of?

100% silk
100% rayon

3

What is polar fleece made of?

100% polyester

4

What is corduroy made of?

100% cotton

5

What is tweed made of?

100% wool
100% silk
100% acrylic

6

What is plain weave made of?

100% cotton

7

What is ripstop made of?

100% nylon

8

What is velvet made of?

100% cotton

9

What is drill made of?

100% cotton

10

What is a knitted jersey made of?

100% cotton

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What is felt made of?

100% wool

12

What are care labels?

Include instructions for customer to care for product properly

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What is an eco-label?

Show that the product is eco-friendly made from organic and natural dyes/ recycled products

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What is a quality label?

Tests carried out for fabrics and manufacturing processes making sure of what is in the product when selling so consumers are also aware

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Name and describe some care labels

Iron- temperature it needs to be ironed
circle with cross- no dry clean
circle in square- tumbler drying

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What things are looked at when looking at the sustainability of a product or fitness for purpose?

- wearability
- warmth
- comfort
- absorbency
- durability
- after-care
- safety
- flammable
- stain resistance
- aesthetic qualities