Type
Crossword
Description

Fibre is a low grade of canabis? Hemp
This machine removes the seeds from the balls of cotton cotton gin
When cotton sales increased in 1793 what also increased theslavetrade
This fibre comes from domesticated sheep wool
How fibres are made into a long thread or yarn spinning
Weaving became much faster after 1740 industrialrevolution
Threads that go left to right in weaving weft
Threads that go from top to bottom when weaving warp
Made by the caterpiller of a moth silk
Silk worms will only eat these leaves mulberry
Animal like a lama which gives wool alpaca
When fibres are pressed together to form a type of fabric felting
Fibres from animals and plants are called natural fibres
A hardwearing natural fibre cotton
To make fabric, threads can be woven or knitted
What part of the hemp plant is used the stalk

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

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

Natural & synthetic fibres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This fibre was discovered in Switzerland in the early 1900's Rayon
This fibre is lightweight, strong, durable and resistant to damage Nylon
This fabric is made from petroleum. polyester
this fabric is made from the inner bark of the flax plant. Linen
this raw material grows in hot climates, on bushes cotton
Silk is made from the cocoon larvae of the _______. silkworm
Goats, alpacas, camels and even rabbits can all be ______ for wool. sheared
_____________ come from animals and plants natural fibres
_____________ come from natural products, which have gone through chemical processes. manmadefibres
All _______ come from fibres fabrics

weaving Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

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

Year 7 Textiles Crossword

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

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

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