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1

What is batting?

thin layers of natural or synthetic cloth used to line cushions, pillows, quilts, & crafts

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what is: thin layers of natural or synthetic cloth used to line cushions, pillows, quilts, & crafts

Batting

3

What is bentwood

wood steamed and bent to form a structural member of a furniture

4

what is: wood steamed and bent to form a structural member of a furniture

Bentwood

5

What is the fading quality of silk

Fades easily

6

What is the fading quality of Polyester

Fabric blended with polyester is more resistant to decolourisation

7

Does dark or light fabric fade more easily

Dark

8

What can you do with furniture in direct sunlight to slow down process of decolourisation?

-Rotating it
-Flip cushions over
-Moving it to different places within room

9

Where is linen best situated?

In low traffic areas

10

What is linen susceptible to?

Wrinkling and staining

11

Is linen good for pets?

No

12

Where is silk best placed?

In a formal area

13

What can cotton withstand?

Wear, fading and pulling

14

What is cotton susceptible to?

Wrinkling and soiling

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What is known to be the most sophisticated material?

Leather

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How can we help increase the durability of cotton?

Blend with other fibres

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Is leather great for kids and pets

yes

18

Is leather easy to clean

yes

19

What can leather withstand?

wear and tear

20

Is leather great for kids and pets

yes and no

21

What is leather vulnerable to?

Humidity and scratches

22

Is leather hypoallergenic?

yes

23

What is more comfy leather or fabric?

Fabric

24

Will leather or fabric achieve more of a modern and contemporary look?

leather

25

What is easier to clean leather or fabric

Leather

26

What is more durable a leather or fabric sofa?

Leather

27

Benefits of a fabric sofa?

-Comfort
-Care
-Colour and pattern choices
-Budget
-Washable
-Humidity

28

What is the best type of frame for furniture

hardwood

29

What are the pro's of feather filled cushions

-They are comfortable
-Softer

30

What type of couch are feather filled pillows perfect for

A couch you want to sink into