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Define Textiles
A general term used to describe anything made from fabric
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What substance is melted in batik pots
Wax
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One reason for using an overlocker
Gives seams and hems a professional finish
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Name three industries that use textiles
Medicine/Agriculture/Architecture/Transport/Specialised Protective Clothing.
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Name three functions of textiles
Shelter/Comfort/Protection/Decoration/Practical Tools.
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Purpose of pinking shears
Finishes edges to prevent fraying of fabric.
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What tool is used to push pigment through a mesh when screen printing
Squeegee
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What's a Component
Items that become part of the final product
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Name the three weaves and uses
Plain weave(Cotton) Twill weave(Denim) Satin weave(Silk/Satan)
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Define weft knitiing
Loops that run across the fabric from left to right(does ladder)
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Define warp knitting
Loops that interlock vertically (down and doesn't ladder)
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What is cad?
Computer aided designs,used to create of modify designs
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Define quality assurance
gurantee of quality the manufacturer gives to the client and end-user of the product
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Define quality control
Checking the product to make sure it meets customer standards
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Define Natural Fibre
Natural fibres come from plants, animals and minerals. They usually have short fibres, called staple fibres.
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Define synthetic Fibre
Man made from the by-products of oil
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Name the two fibres
Staple(Short fibres) Filament(Long fibres)
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Name three natural fibres
Cotton/Wool/Silk/Cashmere/Angora
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Name three synthetic fibres
Polyester/Nylon/Arcrylic/Tactel
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Define product specification
Document that contains all the instructions and information needed to produce a prototype of the product
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Define embelishment
Addition of decorative components to enhance design
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What substance is melted in batik pots

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Wax

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One reason for using an overlocker

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Card 4

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Name three industries that use textiles

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Card 5

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Name three functions of textiles

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