A2 Section A - Woven Fabrics

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Give 3 properties of plain weave fabrics.
easy to print on, same on both sides, max interlacing points - strong, cheapest
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give 2 fabrics that plain weave is used for.
Poplin, Flannel, Chiffon, Gingham
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Give 3 properties of twill weave fabrics.
Hardest wearing, visible diagonal line, stain resistancy, firm handle
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Give 2 fabrics that twill weave is used for.
Denim, Drill, Herringbone Twills, Dog's Tooth Check
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Give 3 properties of satin weave fabrics.
Snags easily, lustre, right and wrong sides, not many variations, drapes well
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Give 2 fabrics that satin weave is used for.
Duchess satin, Heavy Bridal Satin
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What is jacquard weave used for?
Creating intricate patterns
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Give 2 examples of special effect fabrics.
Seersucker crepes, boucles, striped fabrics
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How are warp pile weaves created?
2 fabrics are woven together face to face using a 3rd yarn. A knife cuts through the 3rd yarn to create 3 pieces of piled fabrics.
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Give an example of a warp pile woven fabric.
Velvet
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How are weft pile weaves created?
Loops are cut after being woven to create grooves.
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Give 2 examples of weft pile fabrics.
Needlecord, jumbocord, corduroy
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What are uncut loop pile weaves? What property does it give?
This is where the 3rd yarn is left uncut; more room to absorb moisture
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Give an example of an uncut loop pile weave fabric.
Terry Towelling
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Card 2

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give 2 fabrics that plain weave is used for.

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Poplin, Flannel, Chiffon, Gingham

Card 3

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Give 3 properties of twill weave fabrics.

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Card 4

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Give 2 fabrics that twill weave is used for.

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Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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Give 3 properties of satin weave fabrics.

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