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Fabric-B. Baptiste


What is the smallest part of a fabric? fiber
What 3 ways can yarns be made into fabrics? Woven, knitted, pressed
What are the 2 classifications of fibers? Natural fibers or manufactured
What are the 2 types of natural fibers? Cellulosic & protein
Cellulosic fibers come from plants. Name 2 examples. Cotton & linen
Protein fibers come from animals. Name 2 examples. Wool & silk
What is the seed pod of the cotton plant called? Cotton bolls
What machine is used to separate the seeds from the cotton? Mechanical stripper
Combing produces a higher quality cotton fiber. Name the 2 types of higher quality cotton. Pima & egyptian
Name 3 advantages of cotton fabric. Inexpensive, comfortable, absorbant
Name 1 disadvantage of cotton fabric. shrinks
Linen comes from the stem of the flax plant. Why is it more expensive than cotton? More hand labor
Name 1 advantage of linen. strong
Name 1 disadvantage of linen. expensive
Wool comes from the fleece of the sheep. When are sheep sheared? spring months
Name 2 advantages of wool. soft & warm
Name 2 disadvantages of wool. Shrink, dry heat
Which type of wool has short fibers? woolen
Which type of wool has long fibers? worsted
Define virgin or pure wool. it uses fiber that is 100% wool.
What is the science of sericulture? silk making.
What do silkworms eat to make silk? mulberry leaves
Silk is the only natural filament fabric. What is a filament? one long strand
What are the two types of silk? cultivated & raw
Created by: brookebx