Textiles - knitted and woven fabrics & fabric decoration

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  • Created on: 03-01-16 14:04
Difference between knit and woven fabrics
Knit fabrics contain loops or fibres that allow the material to stretch in one or both directions, whilst woven fabrics only stretch on the bias.
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Knit fabrics
Continuous loop of yarn is used to construct the material, giving it a braided appearance.
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Woven fabrics
Multiple strings of yarn cross each other, creating the appearance of a basket weave.
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Fabric decoration
Techniques include: embroidery, screen printing, transfer printing, block printing, fabric pens, stencilling, quilting and applique.
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Fixing
Making sure that the dye stays in the fabric (doesn't run when washed). It can be done with heat/salt.
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Components
Seperately manufactured items that are added to a product e.g. buttons, zips, lace, briads, buckles, iron/sew on logos, hook&eye, ribbon etc.
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Card 2

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Continuous loop of yarn is used to construct the material, giving it a braided appearance.

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Knit fabrics

Card 3

Front

Multiple strings of yarn cross each other, creating the appearance of a basket weave.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Techniques include: embroidery, screen printing, transfer printing, block printing, fabric pens, stencilling, quilting and applique.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Making sure that the dye stays in the fabric (doesn't run when washed). It can be done with heat/salt.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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