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

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

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

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

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
ease
nap
kit
non-woven
woven
acrylic
polyester
synthetic fibers
silk
nylon
linen
cotton
wool

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

Fibres and Fabrics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which 'bonded' fabric is perfect for Appliqué? FELT
Which yarn goes up and down in both 'knitted' and 'woven' fabrics? WARP
Which plant does the Linen fibre come from? FLAX
The main property of Elastane is .......? ELASTICITY
Synthetic fibres are made from different types of polymers, derived from ...........? PETROCHEMICALS
Which Natural fibre comes from sheep? WOOL
This is a natural fibre with antibacterial properties. BAMBOO
This combination of fibres to produce a fabric is usually used for school shirts. POLYCOTTON
This term is used to describe Textiles products that are crease resistant, easy to wash and quick to dry. EASYCARE
This fabric is used by the police force for bullet proof vests KEVLAR
'Lycra' is a popular brand name for this fabric. ELASTANE
Polyamide is also known as this. NYLON
The popular Denim fabric is an example of what type of weave? TWILL
2 types of fabric construction are 'Knitting' and 'Weaving'. What's the 3rd main one? BONDED
This word can be used to describe a fabric that keeps your warm. INSULATING
Which Natural fibre is the only one that is a 'filament' fibre? SILK
What animal does the fibre 'Angora' come from? RABBITS
What fibre comes from Goats? CASHMERE
This is what can happen to an item when you wash wool on a high temperature SHRINK

Fibers and Hair Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

first phase of hair growth Anagen Phase
second phase of hair growth catagen phase
third phase of hair growth telogen phase
the color of hair and surronds the medulla cortex of hair
outside surface that protects your hair cuticle of hair
linen, cotton, wool, and silk natural fibers
nylon, acetate, polyester, kevlar synthetic fibers
trace, discontinuous or continuous three types of medulla patterns
a pigment that gives the skin its color melanin
center of the hair that is sometimes not visible medulla
away from an attached base distal
translucent piece of tissue surrounding the hair shaft follicular tag
crown like scales coronal scales
petal like scales spinous scales
descriptor for people of Asain, Native Americans, or Plynesian descent mongoloid
relates to the white population caucasian
descriptor for people of African, Aborigine, and Melanesian descent negroid
a type of cloth or woven fabric textile
fibers derived from anima lor plant sources manufactured fibers
closer to the origin of the bodt part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk proximal

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 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

6 main nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what source does Complete proteins/fat come from? Animal
what source does incomplete proteins/fat come from? Plant
an example of a food item high in trans fat is? Cookies
what part of your body does water hydrate? Organs
what do carbohydrates,protein and fat all provide energy
folic acid is an example of a? Vitamin
Iron is an example of a? Mineral
plant sources of essential nutrients are sometimes refereed to as an? Alternative
what nutrient helps with tissue repair and growth? Protein
which vitamin assists in bone development? Vitamin D
OJ is a significant source of what vitamin? Vitamin C
olive oil, canola oil, fish oil , soy bean , tree nut , peanus and avacodo all contain what type of fat? Unsaturated fat
beef, chicken, pork, eggs,milk,cheese,yogurt,sour cream, cream cheese and butter all contain what type of fat? Saturated fat
out of all the six nutrients which one is exemplary of Milk? Protein
Carbohydrates are usually found in what type of product? Grain
Products with alot of sugar contain what type of nutrient? Carbohydrates
this is not a nutrient because it does not get absorbed by the body. Fibre
what type of mineral strengthens bones and teeth? Calcium
packaged foods have a high content of what? Sodium
when considering the six nutrients... it is important to maintain a... balance
other than drinking water, what food group can you get the MOST water from? fruits and vegtables
other than from the food you eat, what is another form of vitamins and minerals? supplements
which nutrients protects organs? fat
if you drink soda excessively what mineral deficiency could you get over time? Iron
the mineral, calcium is best found in which food group? Milk and alternatives
in our food and nutrition class, what beverage did we learn could cause a deficiency of essential nutrients? soda