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Fabrics

Natural

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1. What is the smallest part of a fabric? Fiber
2. What 3 ways can yarns be made into fabrics? Woven, Knitted, or Pressed
3. What are the 2 classifications of fibers? Natural or Manufactured
4. What are the 2 types of natural fibers? Cellulosic or Protein
5. Cellulosic fibers come from plants. Name 2 examples. Linen and Cotton
6. Protein fibers come from animals. Name 2 examples. Cashmere and Mohair
7. What is the seed pod of the cotton plant called? Cotton Boll
8. What machine is used to separate the seeds from the cotton? Mechanical Stripper
9. Combing produces a higher quality cotton fiber. Name the 2 types of higher quality cotton. Pina and Egyptian
10. Name 3 advantages of cotton fabric. Soft,absorbent, and comftorable in hot weather
11. Name 1 disadvantage of cotton fabric. Wrinkles easy
12. Linen comes from the stem of the flax plant. Why is it more expensive than cotton? Its more expensive than cotton because it requires more hard labor.
13. Name 1 advantage of linen. Very Strong
14. Name 1 disadvantage of linen. Wrinkles and Creases
15. Wool comes from the fleece of the sheep. When are sheep sheared? Summer
16. Name 2 advantages of wool. Stretches and absorbs
17. Name 2 disadvantages of wool. Shrinks and Scratchy
18. Which type of wool has short fibers? Woolen
19. Which type of wool has long fibers? Wrosted
20. Define virgin or pure wool. It uses fibers that are yarns that have never been used before
21. What is the science of sericulture? Its the science of Silk
22. What do silkworms eat to make silk? Maulberry Leaves
23. Silk is the only natural filament fabric. What is a filament? A filament is a long continous fiber.
24. What are the two types of silk? Raw silk- Silk worms that eat whatever Cultivated silk- Silk worms that only eat maulberry leaves
Created by: ccarlson