Type
Word Scramble
Description

denier
microfibers
fiber
yarn
hand
fabric
computer aided design
blend
cotton
wool
flax
silk
leather
fur

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

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

Textile Fibres Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Leather
Merino
Angora
Bamboo
Kapok
Coir
Jute
Flax
Spandex
Polyester
Nylon
Kevlar
Acrylic
Rayon
Hemp
Cotton
Acetate
Wool
Silk

Hair and Fiber Evidence Extra Credit Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anagen
asbestos
catagen
chemical
comparison
cotton
cuticle
DNA
dye
eumelanin
fiber
fiberglass
follicle
imbricate
keratin
medulla
natural
pattern
pheomelanin
plant
polyester
polymer
satin
silk
similar
spinous
synthetic
telogen
textile
thread
transfer
trilobal
twill
warp
weave
weft
wool
yarn

fabrics Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

burlap
cashmere
corduroy
cotton
denim
flannel
fur
gauze
lace
linen
leather
knitted
mesh
polyster
rayon
silk
tulle
velvet
wool

textiles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

accessfm
batik
bead
bobbin
button
chalk
cotton
dye
embroidery
eye
fabric
felt
kniting
needle
pin
pressure foot
satin
sequin
sewing
sewing machine
sharp
silk
stitch
textiles
thimble
thread
tie-dye
velcro
velor
wax
wool
yarn

fabics Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

acrylic
azlon
blouses
cellulosic
cotton
denier
dresses
flax
galaxy
glass
lastrile
leather and fur
lyocell
nitril
ply
polyester
protein fiber
rayon
rubber
silk
skirt
sock
spinneret
spinning
teriacentate
textured
vinal
wedding gowns
wool
worsted

Textiles Wordsearch: Hw

Type
Word Search
Description

Specification
Stitching
Applique
Blanket Stitch
Design
Aesthetics
Pattern
Printing
Laminating
Linen
Knitted
Woven
Textiles
Fabric
Monsters
Wool
Material
Puggly
Cotton
Pin
Sewing Machine
Needle
Felt
Leather

Fun with fabrics Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

acrylic
calico
cotton
crepe
damask
denim
felt
fleece
fur
gauze
georgette
goretex
jersey
khaki
knits
lace
leather
linen
mesh
muslin
nylon
oilskin
organza
paisley
polyester
poplin
rayon
sateen
satin
seersucker
silk
suede
taffeta
tartan
terrycloth
tulle
tweed
twill
velour
velvet
voile
wool

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