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List three functions of textiles products.
1)provide protection 2)comfort 3)decoration 4)to make practical tools.
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Name two industries that use textiles for advanced applications.
1) roads & infrastructure 2)civil engineering 3)transport 4)flooring 5)medicine 6)agriculture 7)architecture 8)specialized protective clothing
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What substance is melted in batik pots?
wax
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What tool is used to push pigment through a mesh when screen printing?
a squeegee
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Give one reason for using an overlocker.
1)joining 2)finishing hems, seams & fabrics 3) decorative edging
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What is the purpose of pinking shears?
To cut a fabric without causing fraying.
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What is a component?
Any item that is incorporated into the finished product
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What are the two different categories of research?
primary and secondary research
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What is disassembly of a product?
taking a product apart to get a better understanding of how it is made and how it works
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Give one reason for holding a focus group
1)To find out how products are used by consumers 2)to get feedback on designs and prototypes 3)to observe people using products 4)consider the ergonomics & anthropometrics of a product
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Name three possible sources of design inspiration
1)art &photographs 2)materials & fabrics 3)exhibitions, fairs & shows 4)cinema 5)travel 6)architecture 7) furniture and interior design
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Why is it important to have a large sample size for surveys?
To produce reliable and helpful results
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When mixing colour, what is the difference between a tint and a shade?
Mixing white with colour gives a tint, mixing black with a colour gives a shade.
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What is a monocromatic colour scheme?
A colour scheme featuring a single colour (can include different shades, tones and tints).
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What are complementary colours?
They appear on opposite sides of the colour wheel and produce a contrast.
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What does a design specification set out?
The essential criteria and the desirable criteria for the design.
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At what stage should a manufacturing specification be produced?
After final modifications have been made to the prototype.
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1) roads & infrastructure 2)civil engineering 3)transport 4)flooring 5)medicine 6)agriculture 7)architecture 8)specialized protective clothing

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Name two industries that use textiles for advanced applications.

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wax

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a squeegee

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1)joining 2)finishing hems, seams & fabrics 3) decorative edging

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