list the main fabrics made in textiles?
knitted , woven , bonded or felted
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list danced things a fabric can include?
roads , infrastructure , transport , flooring , medicine , agriculture , specialized protective clothing.
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what is scene printing
sceen printing is a method of applying patterns to a fabric. a screen with a speacil mesh is placed over the fabric. a tool called a squeegee is then used to push the pigment through the mesh onto the fabric.
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what are batik pots?
are heat resistant pots taht are used to melt wax for batik. tools called tjantings are used to draw on fabrics with the hot wax.
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what is a heat press?
a machine that can be used to transfer printed designs from specialist paper onto fabrics and create special effects.
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what is a sewing machine suited for?
is used to join fabrics and do simple embroidery , has limited features.
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what is a embroidery machine suited for?
can create lots of different decorative features , can do embroidery
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what is a computerized sewing machine suited for?
advanced sewing machine , controlled by computer interface , can produce designs that are digitized and sent to the machine by a computer.
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what is an over-locker suited for?
specialized sewing machine for joining and finishing fabrics , gives seams and hems a professional finish , used to add decorative edgings to fabric.
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list the different weaving looms?
hand looms , ground looms , back strap looms , frame looms
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no machine based equidmnet - what is a dress maker mannequin suited for?
used to obtain the correct size and fit of a garment , adjusted to different measurements and are available for all different shapes and sizes.
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what are scissors suited for?
come in many shapes and sizes , different purposes - pattern cutting and pinking
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what are pinking shears suited for?
finishing off edges of fabric to prevent fraying , producing decorative edges
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what are tape measures suited for?
and used for measuring patterns / garments , can be curved easily , making them ideal for textiles
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what are embroidery frames used for?
used to hold fabrics in place , can be used for hand or machine embroiderer
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functions of textiles products?
protection , practical tools . , confront and decoration.
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what does primary research mean?
collecting information , analyzing and reporting the findings
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what doe research help identify?
factors that affect consumer choice e.g. cost , quality , style , consumer preferences within the certain target market
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what is primary research and examples?
involes gathering the information yourself , shows and exhibitions , focus groups , questionnaires / surveys
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the specification of an questionnaire?
need a large sample size to produce reliable and helpful results , generalized - tragte a random cross-section of society. questions clear/focused. avoid leading questions use close questions.
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specification of a focus group?
questions about products being used by consumers, gain feedback on designs and prototypes in development, observe existing products , consider the ergonomics and anthropocentric of a product.
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what is secondary research?
relies on information that has been collected by other people
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what does secondary research include?
statistics , market reports , wedsites , trade publications - specialist magazines , newspapers , books
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list the ways designers can gain inspiration from many different places?
art , graphics and photographs , marterails and fabrics , exhibitions and shows , cinema , travel , architecture , nature
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what does product analysis involve?
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list the ideas in analyse?
function , style, key design features , construction method ,fiber types , wheather specialised fabrics can be used, product has been made with eco-design and environmental issues in mind.
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what is intelligence gathering?
this is the process of gathering lots of detailed information about their target market
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reasons why to analyse and evaluate information?
a clear trend IE A MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE SURVEYED ARGEE WITH CRETIN POINTS. how will it impact the design.
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how can research findings been displayed?
ICT- tables , pie charts , star profiles ,line graphs , histograms , pictographs , a mood boards to provide a visual summary.
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what are the three types of specification?
deisgn specification , product specification and manufacturing specification.
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what do you do i a design specification?
created form the design brif after research has been carried out , sets out the essential and desirable criteria for the design .
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what is in a product specification?
drawn up once a decision has been made about which proposals to develop further. identifies the materials and equipment needed to make the product in the prototype stage.
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what is in the manufacturing specification?
produced after product has undergone final modifications. provides comprehensive material/equipment list. identifies the task that need to be completed in a sequence to manufacture the product.
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elements need to produce an specification?
form , function, user requirements , performance requirements , materials and components , scale of production , budget , sustainbillity
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