Textiles GCSE

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  • Created by: Serena
  • Created on: 13-04-11 16:16

Properties of cotton

  • Creases easily
  • Durable
  • Good drape
  • Soft handle
  • Very absorbent, dries slowly.
  • Cool to wear.
  • Wash and iron
  • Come from a cotton plant and is a natural fibre 

Properties of Linen

  • Creases badly
  • Durable
  • Good drape
  • Stiffer handle
  • Very absorbent, fast drying
  • Fresh and cool to wear
  • Wash and iron
  • Comes from a flax plant and a natural fibre

Properties of silk

  • Dry clean
  • Creases drop out
  • Durable
  • Good lustre and drape
  • Soft handle
  • Absorbent
  • Warm to wear.
  • From a silk cocoon…

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kelly clark

This is very handy thank you.

Chrissy

very useful :) thanks

Former Member

really helpful thank you :)

amna

very helpful!! thanks

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