Finishing processes- decoration and enhancement Flashcards Preview

Textiles > Finishing processes- decoration and enhancement > Flashcards

Flashcards in Finishing processes- decoration and enhancement Deck (13):
1

What is fabric enhancement?

adding techniques to create decorative effects

2

What are some decorative techniques?

- embroidery
- appliqué
- quilting
- beading, sequins and other smaller components
- patchwork

3

What is embroidery?

- using thread to make patterns
- has a raised surface
- can be done by hand or machine

4

What is appliqué?

- sewing on a design to a background
- can be hand tacked, glued or fused
- can be done by machine

5

What is quilting?

- adds insulation
- layering technique

6

What are beading, sequins and other smaller components?

- enhance colour and texture

7

What is patchwork?

- geometric shapes stitched together

8

How can fabrics be manipulated?

- pleating
- gathers
- darts
- heat setting
- textured effects

9

pleats

- folding fabric vertically and stitching to fix it

10

gathers

- small stitches pulled together to add volume

11

darts

- reshape garment

12

heat setting

- heat applied to change texture

13

texture effects

- brushing, shedding, fraying, sanding and stone washing
^^^distressing^^^