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What are the three stages textile materials are made in?
spinning, weaving/knitting and finishing
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What are the two types of textile fibres?
natural and synthetic
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Where do natural fibres come from?
plants, animals and minerals
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What are their short fibres called?
staple fibres
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Name 4 sources of natural fibres
cotton,linen,wool and silk
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What are synthetic fibres?
they are man-made usually by chemical sources
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Synthetic fibres are continuous filaments which means?
the fibres are long and they don't always have to be spun in yarn
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Viscose is a synthetic fibre and comes from?
pine trees and petrochemicals
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Acrylic, nylon and polyester are synthetic fibres and come from?
oil and coal
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Name two natural fibres from plants?
cotton and linen
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Name two natural fibres from animals?
wool and silk
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Name the 4 synthetic fibres?
viscose, acrylic, nylon and polyester
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Name two things cotton is used in making?
Jeans and t-shirts
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Name two things linen is used in making?
tea towels and table clothes
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Name two things wool is used in making?
jumpers and suits
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Name two things silk is used in making?
women evening gowns and mens ties
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What is viscose used for?
shirts, lining and dresses.
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What type of clothing is acrylic used in?
jumpers, fleece jackets and blankets
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What is nylon used in?
seat belts and sportswear
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what is polyester used in?
rain coats and working clothes
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What are their short fibres called?

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Name 4 sources of natural fibres

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