Level 2 Level 4
32 words 0 ignored
Ready to learn Ready to review
Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.
Basic unit of textiles
Comes from plants and animals
A natural fiber coming from plants
A natural fiber from coming from animals
Fibers made from petroleum, wood pulp, etc. Man-made
The ability of a fabric to resist surface wear caused by flat rubbing contact with another material.
The capacity of a substance to soak up moisture
The ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage
The ability to resume its norma shape after being stretched or compressed
The ability to spring back into shape; elasticity
The ability to be pulled and stretched without breaking
The ability to draw moisture from your body
The simplest weave in which the weft alternates over and under the warp
The strongest weave identified by its diagonal lines. The stagger at each row forms the diagonal pattern
Weakest weave in which the weft/filling yarns float over the warp yarns creating a shine and luster finish
A fabric produced in a machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle
Method in which the yarn zigzags along the length of the fabric, following adjacent columns
When knitting circularly, the knit is cast on and the circle of stitches is joined. No seams in garments.
When fibers are melted or fused together to make disposable/inexpensive fabrics
Interlacing long threads passing in one direction with others at a right angle to them.
Run the length of the fabric. Attached to the loom. Lengthwise grain
The yarns that create the pattern. The over/under yarns. Crosswise Grain
When 2 or more fibers are mixed together in yarns to make fabric. The marriage of good/bad characteristics of fibers
The process of coloring yarns, fibers, or fabrics.
Adding color to fiber.
Color is added to threads before they are woven or knitted into fabric (as opposed to the color/pattern being printed onto the fabric).
Dyeing that occurs after a fabric is made, but before it is assembled into a garment.
The process of transferring color onto a fabric to form a pattern.
Method of applying color/pattern to fabric by using metal rollers.
Forcing ink onto fabric through a prepared screen to create a pattern.