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TEXTILES REVISION
Fabric construction:
Weaving/ Knitting Fibre Yarn Fabric
Spinning
NATURAL FIBRES: Animal: wool, silk, alpaca, angora, cashmere etc.
Plant: cotton, linen, jute, hemp
SYNTHETIC FIBRES: elastomeric, acrylic, PVC, polyester, nylon, Tactel
REGENERATED FIBRES: viscose, lyocell, acetate, cupro, modal, tencel
Spinning: Worsted ­ smooth Woollen ­ hairy
WOVEN FABRICS: interlocking…

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Construction ­ over 2, under 2 (weft moves over 1 warp thread each time) Pattern ­ forms a
diagonal pattern
Construction ­ warp: over 1, under 3. Weft: over 3, under 1 Weft thread ­ lies on the surface
Construction ­ over 2, under 2

KNITTING
WEFT KNITTED:
· Made…

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· Strong
· Drapes well
· Used on jeans, uniforms and jackets
BASKET WEAVE:
· Traditionally used to make baskets
· Can be used for textiles
· Patterns can be made
Construction ­ vertical columns Interlocking loops Doesn't ladder

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NON-WOVEN FABRICS
WOOL FELTS
· Fibre web is squashed together with moisture, a machine and heat
· The fibres become tangled
· Used for hats, jackets, slippers
BONDED FABRICS
· Used for disposable fabrics such as cleaning cloths, medical masks, table linen
· Used for interfacing and stiffening
NON-WOVEN FABRICS:…

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COULD be used for shirts for parental use on babies and for military use
MICRO-ENCAPSULATED
GORE-TEX
· Laminated membrane
· Breathable
· Lightweight
· Waterproof
· Used on jackets and shoes

MEMORY TEXTILES:
Scents and smells are released SLOWLY
Children's toys
Moisturised tights
Anti-stress or clam inducing properties
THERMOCHROMATIC FABRICS…

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Medicine plasters with painkillers
ELECTRO TEXTILES:
Textiles can be combined with electronics to create products with soft
keyboards to provide additional functions
Wearable textiles
Soft, washable fabric with optical and electrical fibres in it

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maria

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wow this revision guide is really good! i read through it, wrote questions and then used it to check my answers :)

neha

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well done, this is a great revision guide. I will recommend it to all my friends. 

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jane frances eleanor mistry

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concise and easy to read.

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Pages in this set

Page 1

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Page 2

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TEXTILES REVISION
Fabric construction:
Weaving/ Knitting Fibre Yarn Fabric
Spinning
NATURAL FIBRES: Animal: wool, silk, alpaca, angora, cashmere etc.
Plant: cotton, linen, jute, hemp
SYNTHETIC FIBRES: elastomeric, acrylic, PVC, polyester, nylon, Tactel
REGENERATED FIBRES: viscose, lyocell, acetate, cupro, modal, tencel
Spinning: Worsted ­ smooth Woollen ­ hairy
WOVEN FABRICS: interlocking…

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Construction ­ over 2, under 2 (weft moves over 1 warp thread each time) Pattern ­ forms a
diagonal pattern
Construction ­ warp: over 1, under 3. Weft: over 3, under 1 Weft thread ­ lies on the surface
Construction ­ over 2, under 2

KNITTING
WEFT KNITTED:
· Made…

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· Strong
· Drapes well
· Used on jeans, uniforms and jackets
BASKET WEAVE:
· Traditionally used to make baskets
· Can be used for textiles
· Patterns can be made
Construction ­ vertical columns Interlocking loops Doesn't ladder

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NON-WOVEN FABRICS
WOOL FELTS
· Fibre web is squashed together with moisture, a machine and heat
· The fibres become tangled
· Used for hats, jackets, slippers
BONDED FABRICS
· Used for disposable fabrics such as cleaning cloths, medical masks, table linen
· Used for interfacing and stiffening
NON-WOVEN FABRICS:…

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COULD be used for shirts for parental use on babies and for military use
MICRO-ENCAPSULATED
GORE-TEX
· Laminated membrane
· Breathable
· Lightweight
· Waterproof
· Used on jackets and shoes

MEMORY TEXTILES:
Scents and smells are released SLOWLY
Children's toys
Moisturised tights
Anti-stress or clam inducing properties
THERMOCHROMATIC FABRICS…

Page 10

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Medicine plasters with painkillers
ELECTRO TEXTILES:
Textiles can be combined with electronics to create products with soft
keyboards to provide additional functions
Wearable textiles
Soft, washable fabric with optical and electrical fibres in it

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maria

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wow this revision guide is really good! i read through it, wrote questions and then used it to check my answers :)

neha

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well done, this is a great revision guide. I will recommend it to all my friends. 

thank you **

jane frances eleanor mistry

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concise and easy to read.