Type
Crossword
Description

Broken down by bacteria BIODEGRADABLE
A hairlike structure, being the smallest component of a fabric FIBRE
Webs of fibres pressed together using adhesive or heat BONDED
Term used to describe fibres grown using natural fertilisers, pesticides and herbicides ORGANIC
Able to withsand wear DURABLE
This has been reused RECYCLED
How a textile feels HANDLE
How a textile hangs or behaves DRAPE
Able to take in and hold water ABSORBANCY
Can let perspiration out and air in BREATHABLE
Term used to describe two or more fibres spun together to make a yarn BLENDED

Sewing Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

changing a garment such as shortening the length of slacks alterations
the 45 degree angle to the selvage bias
fabric tube that holds elastic or a draw string casing
cloth produced from yarns that have been woven or knitted together fabric
"teeth" under the needle plate that help move the fabric beneath the presser foot feed dog
long, thin hair-like strands that are made into yarn fibers
sewing machine part that raises the needle hand wheel
a textile used on the unseen side of fabrics to make an area of garment more rigid interfacing
using heat an a back and forth movement to remove wrinkles ironing
fibers from natural sources, mainly plants and animals natural fabrics
while stitching a seam the needle is left in the fabric, the presser foot is lifted then the fabric is turned pivot
using heat and an up and down motion to set seams, pleats, etc. pressing
a sewing machine part that keeps the fabric in position over the needle and on top of the feed dog presser foot
threads become loose or frayed ravel
able to spring back to the original shape resilient
to burn the fabric creating a discoloration on it scortch
the finished edge of the fabric that keeps the fabric from raveling selvage
fibers made in factories from chemicals and other raw materials synthetic fabrics
a cloth product textile
controls the flow of the upper thread on a sewing machine thread take up lever
spun thread that is woven or knit into fabric or used for sewing yarn

Textile Terms To Know Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The raw material (single thread) such as cotton, wool, or silk which is spun into a yarn Fibre
A group of fibres spun together to make a long strand suitable for making into material (fabric) Yarn
The cloth formed from yarns being woven or knitted together Fabric
The strong outside edge of a piece of fabric Selvedge
The threads that run parallel to the selvedge Warp
The threads that run from selvedge to selvedge, across the width of the fabric Weft
The crosswise threads of the fabric. The true bias makes a 45°angle with the straight threads and is stretchy Bias
The raised surface of a fabric that may pick up the light differently when held in various positions and traps Nap
Thin or thick yarns are twisted together to varying thicknesses, especially common in wool Ply
Usually indicated by an arrow on patterns to show the direction to place them on the fabric Grain
A special type of cotton used for sewing Thread

Sustainable Fibres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To renew or reuse resources. Sustainability
Very soft on the skin, this fibre can be seen in clothing, as well as remover items for makeup. Cotton
The machine commonly used in textiles Sewing machine
Some fibres use pesticides and __ in the growth. Fertilisers
A tool used in textiles, which is known to be small, and tricky to handle. Needle
The fabric used in the production of denim in is neither from the plant coir, hemp, or ____. Bamboo
Coir comes from the husk of a __. Coconut
____ is the most leading country to produce hemp. China
Made from the cellulose fibres that grow inside the stalks of a flax plant. Linen
An act humans do, which creates warm and soft socks, scarfs and even jumpers! Knitting

Chapter 4 Fibers and Textiles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

without a defined shape; fibers composed of a loose arrangement of polymers that are soft, elastic, and absorbing amorphous
fibers that have been spun together yarn
a fiber produced naturally and harvested from animal plant or mineral sources (2 words) natural fiber
small, repeating molecules that can link to form polymers monomer
substance composed of long chains of repeating monomers polymers
a crosswise yarn or thread in a weave weft
geometrically shaped; fibers composed of polymers packed side by side crystalline
a collection of mineral crystals formed into a recognizable pattern (2 words) mineral fiber
a lengthwise yarn of thread in a weave warp
the passing of evidence from victim to suspect or vice versa (2 words) direct transfer
transfer of evidence from a source to a person and then to the victim (2 words) secondary transfer
the smallest indivisible unit of a textile, it must be at least 100 times longer than wide fiber
a fiber made from a manufactured substance such as plastic (2 words) synthetic fiber
a flexible, flat material made by interlacing yarn or "threads" textile

FACS Unit 7 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

changing a garment such as shortening the length of the slacks alterations
the 45 degree angle to the selvage bias
fabric tube that holds elastic or a drawstring casing
threads in a fabric go selvage to selvage onthe fabric, they are perpendiclar to the selvage crosswise grain
cloth produced from yarns that hae been woven, knitted, or pressed together, then treated with dyes, coatings, or chemical finishes fabric
"teeth" under the needle plate that help move the fabric beneath the presser foot feed dog
the long, thin, hair-like strands that are made into yarn fibers
directions that include how to lay out, cut, and sew the pattern guide sheet
sewing machine part that raises the needle on the machine hand wheel
a textile used onthe unseen or "wrong" side of fabrics to make an area of a garment more rigid interfacing
using heat and a back and forth movement to remove wrinkles ironing
a plan on the guide sheet for placing the fabric layout
the threads in the fabri that are parallel to the selvage lengthwise grain
fibers from natural sources, mainly plants and animals natural fabrics
threads of a woven faric running at a slant off-grain
threads of a fabric that are carefully woven and run a 90 degree angle on-grain
formation of little balls of fiber onthe surface of a fabric, cause by abrasion in wear pilling
while stitching a seam the needle is left in the fabric, the presser foot is lifted then the fabric is turned pivot
using heat and an up and down motion to set seams, pleats, etc pressing
fabric used to protect the garment from the heat and anything tha might be on the iron press cloth
a sewing machin part that keeps the fabric in position over the needle and on top of the feed dog presser foot
threads become loose or frayed ravel
able to spring back to the original shape resilient
to burn the fabric creating a discoloration on it scorch
the finished edge of the fabric that keeps the fabric from raveling selvage
the item on the botton that provides space between the button and the fabric; can be on the packaged button or made from thread shank
fibers made in factories from chemicals and other raw materials; referred to as man-made fabrics synthetic fabrics
generally, a cloth product; specifically, any fiber, yarn, or fabric, whether woven, knitted, felted, orn onwoven textile
controls the flow of the upper thread thread takeup lever
spun thread that is woven or knit into fabric or used for sewing yarn

20 textile words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sheer, voile-like textile ninon
a synthetic polymer fiber that contains at least 85% acrylonitrile. Acrylic
a sewing technique in which fabric shapes, lace or trim, are sewn onto a foundation fabric to create designs. Appliqué
a soft fibre that grows around the seeds o Cotton
denotes a rugged cotton twill textile. Denim
color fabric. There Dyes
decorative needlework Embroidery
The fibers form the structure of the fabric. Felt
garment worker folds up a cut edge, folds it up again, and then sews it down. Hem
Knitting is the Process of inter-looping of yarns or inter-meshing of loops Knitting
The fabric is lightweight openwork fabric, patterned, Lace
fibers woven in a grid-like structure Net
natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles Silk
protective shield worn on the finger or thumb. Thimble
type of tufted fabric in which the cut threads are very evenly distributed, Velvet
fiber derived from the hair of domesticated animals, usually sheep. Wool
long continuous length of interlocked fibers, Yarn
trimming in clothing and home decorating Trim
is a fine woven fabric or gauze. Tissue
single turn or loop of the thread or yarn in sewing, Stitch

navajo Weaving Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What part of the weaving in stationary? WAFT
THIS WORD DESCRIBES A PLAN TO YOUR LAY OUT, COLOR CHOICES AND SHAPES. DESIGN
WHAT ARE THE DECORATIVE, LOOSE STRANDS TIED IN ON THE EDGE? FRINGE
WE TRY TO BE _______________ TO MAKE A UNIQUE AND PLEASING OUTCOME. CREATIVE
COLORS OR SHAPES THAT REPEAT MAKE THIS. PATTERNS
USING A VARIETY OF THESE MAKES FOR A BRIGHT AND INTERESTING WEAVING. COLORS
THIS FORM OF WEAVING MADE A THREE DEMENSIONAL SHAPE THE TRIBE COULD USE IN WHICH TO STORE SOMETHING BASKET
THESE PERSONS WERE RESPOSIBLE FOR MOST OF HTIS TYPE OF WORK. WOMEN
wE USE THIS FIBEROUS, COTTON MAKETIAL SPUN INTO STRANDS TO WEAVE WITH. YARN
THE FRAME ON WHICH YOU MAKE YOUR WEAVING. LOOM
THE ARTFORM OF USING FIBEROUS MATERIAL, CLOTH, YARN OR THREADS. TEXTILES
A MAT WOVEN FOR THE FLOOR. RUG
A COLORED OR PATTERNED EDGE THAT FRAMES OUT YOUR DESIGN. BORDER
A GROUP OF STRANDS TIED TOGETHER IN A BUNCH. TASSLE

Textiles A-E Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

fibres and fabrics that will soak up moisture absorbent
studying something carefully to discover and evaluate its features analysis
a decoration made by cutting shapes out of fabric and attaching them on top of another piece of fabric applique
the production method used to make a specific number of identical products batch production
something that can be broken down by bacteria and other organisms and will break down quickly in landfill sites biodegradable
a yarn made by combining two or more types of fibre blended yarn
a non-woven fabric made from fibres held together by glue stitching or heat bonded fabric
computer-aided design directly linked to computer-aided manufacture CADCAM
a finish applied to fabrics using heavy heated rollers which squash the fabric, making it smooth and shiny calendering
someone who's paying for a service such as clothing design client
pre-manufactured parts that are added to fabrics to make textile products components
the way something has been put together construction
a person who buys something to use themselves consumer
describes an object or material that is easily broken or damaged delicate
a list of characteristics that a product should have design specification
taking something to pieces to see how it was put together disassembly
how a fabric falls or hangs drape
a method of cleaning fabric using solvents instead of water dry cleaning
producing something with the minimum amount of time, energy or materials efficient production
things that can be stretched and return to their original shape elasticity

Fibres to Fabrics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____________ fibres come from plant and animal sources Natural
plant sources include cotton and ________ Linen
Cotton comes from __________ __________ Cotton plant
Animal sources include ______ and silk wool
linen comes from the ________ plant flax
Manufactured fibres are created from a ____________ of raw materials Mixture
Examples of __________ fibres are viscose and acetate Regenerated
Examples of synthetic fibres are ___________ and acrylic polyester
Cotton grows in ______, moist climates hot
Undesirable properties of cotton are _____________, not very stretchy, burns easily & shrinks Creases
Flax grows in ________, damp climates cool
Wool is the most common ___________ fibre used animal
when wool is cleaned and combed it is called __________ Carding
Wool is used to make household products such as blankets, _____________ and rugs carpets
Silk is produced from a _________________ Silkworm
The worms spin __________ of silk cocoons
Regenerated fibres contain _____________ because they come from plants cellulose
__________ describes the thickness of manufactured fibres Denier
When cotton & polyester are mixed together ____________ is created Polycotton
Printing means applying colour and _________ to one side of the fabric only pattern

Hair and Fibers Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a spiral arrangement, like a corkscrew helix
a fabric made up of two or more different types of fiber blend
the lengthwise yarn or thread in a weave warp
a tough protein polymer made of 20 different amino acids keratin
period of growth in the hair cycle anagen
intermediate period of hair growth catagen
final phase in hair growth telogen
a natural pigment found in the skin melanin
term used in forensic to describe a sample of unknown origin questioned
made up of many filaments twisted or bonded together fibers
fabrics woven in a distinctive pattern textiles
a cloth material made up of fibers woven or bonded together fabric
single strands of material filaments
a continuos strand or fibers or filaments yarn
the lengthwise yard or thread in a weave warp
a fabric made up two or more different types of fiber blend
the tough outer covering of a hair composed of overlapping scales cuticle
the central core of a hair fiber medulla
the passing of evidence such as fiber from victim to suspect or vice versa direct transfer
composed of polymers packed side by side crystalline
the smallest indivisible unit of a textile fiber
a collection of mineral crystals formed into a recognizable pattern mineral fiber
a fiber made from a man-made substance such as plastic synthetic fiber
region of hair with grains of pigment cuticle
composed primarily of hydro carbons organic