Flashcards in Materials Of Decoration Deck (990)
Any material made through weaving, knitting, crocheting, or bonding
Refers to a finished piece of fabric that can be used for various purposes such as bedcover, pillow sheets, etc.
Fabrics dating from __________ have been discovered in Egypt
Textiles from early __________ have been discovered in Scandinavia and Switzerland.
Cotton has been spun and woven in India since __________ and silk has been woven in China since at least __________.
3000 BC and 1000 BC
Basic element of textile; hair like strand that forms the basis of the yarn
Formed by twisting fibers together to create a continuous strand
Are short fibers that are randomly arranged and loosely twisted; measured in centimeters or inches
Long and continuos fibers tightly twisted to produce smooth, strong yarns; measured in meters or yards
A shower-head-like device that produce filament fibers
Staple fibers twisted together
Composed of continuous strands made from either a spinneret generated synthetic fiber or from silk; commonly referred to as BCF
What does BCF stand for?
Bulk Continuous Filament
Textiles are evaluated through:
The __________ of a textile refers to its flexibility and its resistance to friction.
The __________ refers to the textile's tensile strength before ripping.
__________ refers to the textile's elasticity without breaking.
Related to how a textile is hydrophilic, hydrophobic, and hygroscopic.
It is the textile's ability to return to its original shape
It is also known as fabric or cloth.
It's a flexible artificial material made up of a network of natural or artificial fibers formed by weaving or knitting, or pressed into felt.
Is the only filament natural fiber
What are the 3 products of cotton?
1. Egyptian Cotton
2. Pima Cotton
3. Upland Cotton
A kind of cotton that resembles satin when the processed version of the cotton fiber is made into cloth
Is a kind of cotton that is processed raw - without any synthetic ingredients
Is a kind of cotton that has no synthetic additives when finished
A process wherein the cotton is readied for spinning; refining process
It is the process wherein the cotton is combed to remove dirt resulting in a finer, smoother, and stronger yarn
A process wherein the cotton is made superior so it is less prone to lint and to shedding
A product of cotton described as the most luxurious; it has extra long staple cotton produced in Egypt and has an upper thread count of 1000 square inch at most