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Uses of textiles

Textiles are used in:

carpets
upholstery
bed linen
table linen
towels

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Properties

A property is a characteristic or quality of a textile. For exampled hardwearing, absorbent, resilient.

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Functions of soft furnishings.

The function of soft furnishings are to:
make a room look attractive,
make a house more comfortable,
allow us to express our taste and style.

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What do you consider when choosing soft furnishings?

When choosing soft furnishings, consider:
it's function,
attractiveness,
ease of cleaning,
durability,
cost.

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What are the functions of curtains?

curtains provide shade, privacy, decoration, comfort and insulation, and reduce noise and draughts.

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desirable properties of soft furnishings

durability,
ease of cleaning,
fade resistance,
fire resistance.

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desirable properties of carpets

warmth,
reesilience,
durability

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what should warm, hardwearing carpets be made out of?

Warm, hardwearing carpets are made from 80 percent wool and 20 percent nylon.

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What is CMHR?

new upholstery must contain combusfion-modified high-resilience foam.

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Cotton

Cotton is a very useful household fabric because it is:
hardwearing,
absorbent,
washable.