Type
Crossword
Description

In weaving, threads that run vertically, up and down warp
In weaving, threads that run horizontally, left to right weft
Manmade fabric that your school tie is made from polyester
This word means 'to apply' one fabric to another applique
A natural fibre that comes from the seedhead of a plant cotton
A natural fibre that comes from a worm silk
These fabrics are usually stretchy knitted
This is used to stitch by hand needle
A device used to weave on loom
Knitted fabric is stretchy because it is made from a series of.... loops
Which fibre comes from a 'fleece' wool
A fabric that is made by 'rubbing' fibres together felt

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

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 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

fabric/design/fashion crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

yarns that run lengthwise in woven fabric warp yarns
made from fibers, not yarns Non woven
use for neck,wrist, and bottom bands of sweatshirt & jackets rib nits
types of fabric using _________ include velvet, corduroy, terrycloth, and velveteen pile weave
a very weak weave satin weave
yarns that run crosswise in woven fabric weft yarns
seersucker,chiffon and taffeta are examples of _____ plain weave
denim, chino,gabardine are examples of ______ Twill weave
2 yarns and 2 needles are used in _____ knits double
process of pulling loops of yarns through other loops to create interlocking rows of stitches knitting
a knits use for T-shirt and sweaters jersey knits
little or no sewing machine is required seamless knits
direction of the lengthwise and crosswise yarns in a woven fabric is called what Grain
run in lengthwise direction like warp yarns wales
run in crosswise direction like weft yarns courses
a textile formed by weaving woven fabric
yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric knitted fabric
creates a patterned design Raschel
knits that lie flat and dont run or ravel tricot knits
a textile that is the raised surface or nap of a fabric pile textiles

Textiles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

polyester
fleece
cotton
embroidery
scissors
Shears
material
sewing machine
sewing
bobbin
thread
needle
fabric
bondaweb
Stitch

SEWING TERMS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

fashion
overlock
repair
binding
elastic
man-made
natural
care
spinning
flexible
knitting
loom
weaving
hem
seam
polyester
silk
flax
wool
cotton
fibres
selvedge
pattern
press
bobbin
pin cushion
scissors
ribbon
pin
thread
zig zag
stitch selector
presser foot
Needle
Button
Zipper
Properties
Yarn
Unpicker
Stretch
Thimble
Fabric

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

Fabrics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

yarns that run lenegth wise in woven fabric Wrap yarns
Yarns that run a crosswise in woven fabric Weft yarns
The direction of the lenghthwise and crosswise yarns in a woven fabric Grain
The diagonal grain of fabric the bias provides the greatest stretch in the fabric. Bias
The simplest weave in which the weft crosswise yarns in the passed over the under each wrap. Plain Weave
A very strong weave in which the weft yarn is passed over and unders one, two or tree warp yarns Twill Weave
A very weak weave that produce a smooth shiny surfaced fabric restricting from passing the weft yarn over and under numerous wrap yarns to create long fabric. Satin weave
The process of interlacing one or more sets of yarns at right angles on a loom Weaving
Is made on a loom pile
Yarns that run in the lenghtwise direction, like a warp yarn in woven fabrics Wales
Most common types,curt at edges sweaters, and tights Jersey Knits
Have vertical"ribs" used for neck wrist and bottom bands of sweatshirts. Rib Knits
Two yarns and two needles are used resulting in heaver, sturdier knits. Double Knits
Are held together by a combination of most heat, chemicals and pressure. Fibers
Anextra yarn is used to create a pattern design in these knits used for lacy knits, thermal underwear and bathing suits. Raschel
Stable knits that lie flat and dent run arravel made on very fast tricot knitttiing machines, used for lingeris and uniforms Tricot knits
Knitting involves the production of a whole garment in one piece on a knitting machines so that little or no sewing is required Seamless Knitts
two types of fabric knitting and woven
example of plain weave basket weave
what weave is very weak Satin

weaving Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

tabby
pattern
cotton
loom
acrylic
fibers
fringe
knot
skein
yarn
thread
alpaca
angora
wool
weave
weft
warp

fabrics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

yarn that runs left to right weft
which way does a warp yarn run up and down
what provides the greatest stretch in the fabric bais
what weave is very weak satin
two types of fabrics knitted and woven
two types knitted yarns wales and courses
example of twill weave denim
what is made up of upright loops or strands of yarn pile
example of pile yarns corduroy
uses 2 yarns and 2 needles double knits
curls at the ends used for tshirts jersey knits
extra yarn is used to create a patterned design raschel
knits that lie flat and doesn't fun or travel tricot
columns of stitches rib knits
example of plain weave basket weave
directions of the lengthwise & crosswise woven fabrics grain
non woven fabrics are made from fibers
seamless knits or woven knits
simplest weave is a twill weave true or false false
chino is an example of ___ twill