Natural fibres

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 24-02-15 17:43
The comfort factors in textiles include w, a and c. Name them
Warmth, absorbency, comfort
1 of 22
The aesthetic factors includes h and d?
Handle and drape
2 of 22
Function is s e and a/c?
Strength, elasticity, aftercare
3 of 22
Name several obvious properties of wool:
Warm, absorbent, stretchy, soft
4 of 22
Wool also does what to creases?
Resists them
5 of 22
Wool, despite being soft and sometimes comfortable, the cheaper end can have very what products?
Scratchy
6 of 22
Washing and ironing wool must be done with care otherwise it can?
Shrink
7 of 22
Name this fibre: is cool to wear but can also be what?
Silk, insulating
8 of 22
Silk is very what to wear? It's ab_____ and has a what stance about it?
Comfortable, absorbent, elegant
9 of 22
What is the strength like with silk?
Good
10 of 22
The elasticity with silk is not what?
Bad
11 of 22
The creases what with silk?
Drop out
12 of 22
Cotton is what to wear unless its brushed using what method?
Cool, brushing
13 of 22
Cotton is slow drying therefore meaning its?
Absorbent
14 of 22
It is very what unless wet then it can be horrible?
Comfortable
15 of 22
The elasticity is very what with cotton?
Poor
16 of 22
Does cotton crease easily?
Yes
17 of 22
Linen has two crucial properties that make it ideal to wear in the summer?
Fresh and cool
18 of 22
Linen is also very what so when people get hot while wearing it isn't an issue?
Absorbent
19 of 22
Linen is what-er than cotton? Also has a what handle?
Harder, firm
20 of 22
Linen is very what so resists abrasion?
Strong
21 of 22
But one thing about linen is that is badly what so needs to be ironed frequently although that's not a problem?
Creases
22 of 22

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

The aesthetic factors includes h and d?

Back

Handle and drape

Card 3

Front

Function is s e and a/c?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Name several obvious properties of wool:

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Wool also does what to creases?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Textiles resources:

See all Textiles resources »See all Textiles resources »