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Hair and Fiber Evidence Extra Credit Word Search

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anagen
asbestos
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chemical
comparison
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similar
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Fun with fabrics Word Search

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acrylic
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knits
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Sewing Terms Word Search

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top stitching
pattern layout
buttons
marking tool
needle
thread
zipper
pattern envelope
preshrink
stay stitching
edge stitching
crosswise grain
lengthwise grain
bias
selvage
pattern pieces
grading
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nap
kit
non-woven
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acrylic
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synthetic fibers
silk
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fabric /Fashion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is it called when the staple fibers are twisted to forma single yarn long enough to make into a fabric. spun
one of the four characteristics of identifying fabrics texture
what is better for dressy blouse ?( satin or cotton ) satin
one of the ways other than knitting and weaving? bond
whixh knit is the most common type ,curls @ edges and used for t-shirts ,sweaters and tight jersey Jersey knits
what is it called when yarns that run in lengthwise direction,like warp yarns in woven fabrics wales
what is it called when yarns that run in the crosswise direction like that weft yarns in woven Courses
what is it called when an extra yarn is used to create a patterned design in these.Knits used for lacey knits and thermal underwear and bathing suits Raschal
what is it called when fibers held together by combination if hoisture ,heat ,chemicals and or pressure Non woven fabrics
what type of knits have vertical "ribs" used for neck,wrist and bottom band of sweatshirts and jackets Rib knits
two yarns and two needles are used resulting in heavier ,stronger knits that don't run or ravel Double
yarns that run lengthwise in woven fabric Warp
yarns that run crosswise in woven fabrics Weft
the diagonal grain of a fabric.the provides the greatest stretch in the fabric Bias
the simplest weave in which the weft (crosswise yarn is passed over then under each warp(lengthwise) Plain
strong weave in which the weft yarn is passed over and under 1,2 or 3 warp yarns twill
weak weave satin
a example of twill weave denim
the direction of the lengthwise and crosswise yarns in a woven fabrics Grain
raised surface or nap fabrics which is made of upright loops or strands of yarns Pile

Sewing 101 Word Search

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rubber band bracelets
sweater
tshirt
cloth
material
button
sew
thimble
tape measurer
pin cushion
scissors
pattern
zipper
grammy ruth
sewing maching
thread
needle
seams
stitches
wrong side
right side
synthetic fabric
knit fabric
woven fabric
bias
fabric grain
Selvage
Dacron
Nylon
Polyester
Rayon
Wool

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

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

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

weaving Word Search

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Description

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

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