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Name 2 types of weave

Satin and plain

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What dictates the weight of a fabric

The density of the weave

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What is the gain line

The warp

3

What 3 things are needed to create a wooden felt

A rotation,heat and moisture

4

How would yo describe bonded fabric

Blended or glued together

5

What type of construction is cotton poplin

Woven

6

What type of construction is interfacing (vylene)

Bonded

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Give 3 properties is a non woven fabric

Cheap,lightweight and frayed

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Give an example of a laminated fabric

PVC

9

What uses are there for micro encapsulation

Medical wipes/hospital use

10

What are the 2 types of knitted fabrics

Warp and weft

11

Give characteristics of knitted fabric

Warm and soft

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What garments are knitted fabric suitable for

Scarfs,gloves and hats

13

What effect does embossing have on fabrics

Raising the surface

14

How does brushing fabric change the surface

Soft and frizzy

15

What is the name given to a fabrics ability to keep its colour

Colour fasting

16

How can a fabric be made to resist stains

With a coating/finish

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Name 2 other resisting properties that can be added to fabric

Flammability and water resistance

18

What is a SMART fabric

Wearable technology

19

Nanotechnology is a future development in textiles how is this helping Levi and gap

Stain resistant and durable

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Name some natural fibres and fabrics

Cotton
Linen
Wool
Silk

21

Decorative techniques

Embroidery
Appliqué
Quilting
Beeding,sequins and other components
Patch work
Pleating

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Name some synthetic fibres

Polyamide
Polyester
Acrylic
Elastase

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List 3 washing instructions you’d find on a label

Do not iron
What heat to wash it on
Is it appropriate for the tumble dryer
Eco friendly
where was it made

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Why is the quality control step of production so important

Fabric in good condition
Fabric specification has been met

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Name a few ways we use computers in textiles

Overlocker
Digital jet printer
Cylinder knitting machine
Embroidery machine
Multi head embroidery
Band saw