Woven fabrics

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 16-01-14 14:27
Fabrics are made through we___, kni___ and non-wo___ methods
Weaving, knitting and non-woven
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Woven fabrics are made up of we__ and wa__
Weft and warp
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Weft goes le__ and warp goes up and do__
Left, down
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The side of the fabric where the wefts go ba__ on themselves to prevent fra___ is called the sel___
Back, fraying, selvedge
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The most common weave used is pl__ weave
Plain
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Lots of pr____ use this method
Products
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It provides str____, fir____ and dur_____
Strength, firmness and durability
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The pattern is a simple cri__-cro___
Criss/Cross
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The weft and war go ov__ and un___
Over and under
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The weave that gives a dia____ pattern is called tw___
Diagonal, twill weave
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Used for different products including de___, jac___ and sui__
Denim, jackets and suits
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This weave is str___ and dra__ we__
Strong, drapes well
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Satin weave has the wa__ as the face which gives a smo__ and shi___ look
Warp, smooth and shiny
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This reflects the li___
Light
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The back has quite a du__ look
Dull
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Used for decorative purposes like cur____ and ri___
Curtains and ribbons
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It can be used for sil_, co___, polye___
Silk, cotton, polyester
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Light is reflected due to the flo___ which catch the light giving the shi___ and lus___ surface
Floats, shiny and lustrous surface
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However, satin can easily sn___
Snag
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This is caused when sha__ objects catch on the flo___
Sharp, floats
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Vel__ is created using a pi___ weave
Velvet, pile
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Gives a sm___, ri__ texture
Smooth, rich
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Polye___ velvet is used for uphol___
Polyester, upholstry
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Usually made from co___
Cotton
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The pile runs across the fabric's len___
Length
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Card 2

Front

Woven fabrics are made up of we__ and wa__

Back

Weft and warp

Card 3

Front

Weft goes le__ and warp goes up and do__

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

The side of the fabric where the wefts go ba__ on themselves to prevent fra___ is called the sel___

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

The most common weave used is pl__ weave

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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