Type
Word Search
Description

binding
clothes
linen
natural
manmade
sheep
wool
cotton
silkworm
bretheable
very good static
poor flame resistance
regenerated fibre
poor crease resistance
absorbent

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

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

Hair and Fiber Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scale structure covering exterior of the hair Cuticle
Main body of the hair shaft Cortex
Cell column running through the center of the hair Medulla
Initial growth phase during which the hair follicle actively produces hair Anagen phase
Transition stage between the anagen and telogen phases of hair growth Catagen phase
The final growth stage in which hair naturally falls out of the skin telogen phase
Translucent piece of tissue surrounding the hair shaft near the root that contains the richest source of DNA associated with the hair follicular tag
DNA that is present in the nucleus of a cell and that is inherited from both parents nuclear dna
DNA present in small structures outside the nucleus of a cell mitochondrial DNA
fibers derive from animal or plant sources Natural fibers
fibers derived from either natural or synthetic polymers manufactured fibers
two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds molecule
substance composed of a large number of atoms that are usually arranged in repeating units polymer
molecule with a high molecular mass macromolecule
basic unit of structure from which a polymer is constructed monomer
soft, warm, wool-like, quick drying, retains shape Acrylic
thermal bonding, self bulking, unique cross sections biocomponent
strong, soft, absorbent, good dyeablity lyocell
white, dyeable, flame resistant, low thermal conductivity melamine
soft, abrasion and flame resistant, resists acids modacrylic
exceptionally strong, supple, resists damage from oil and chemicals nylon
strong, resistant to stretching and shrinking, crisp when wet or dry polyester
can be stretched 500% without breaking spandex
extremely flame resistant, will not burn or melt PBI
highly absorbent, versatile, good drapability rayon

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

TEXTILES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Name the piece of equipment used to prevent the edge of the fabric from fraying. overlocker
Tool that holds fabric in place while sewing. pins
Tool used to cut fabric. scissors
Tool used to remove stitches when a mistake is made. Quickunpick
The edge at the bottom of a garment is called the ______. hem
A material which has edges that do not fray. felt
Used for making temporary marks on fabric. tailorschalk
Equipment used for pressing a garment. iron
Used for storage of pins. Pincushion
Fabric scissors should only be used to cut ___________. fabric
Used to take body measurements. tapemeasure
Tool used for hand embroidery. needle
A fibre derived from the hair of a domesticated animal, usually sheep. wool
The clear plastic disk which is placed in the bottom of the machine. bobbin
Cotton ____________ easily and will require ironing. creases
When you sew two piece of fabric together, it is called a ______________ seam
Cotton is ____________ to wear and suitable for summer cool
The two reinforced edges of a piece of fabric. selvedge
To ensure stitching does not come undone you need to ___________ backstitch
Occupational Health and __________. safety
The person you are designing for. client
The paragraph which sets up the initial problen for the designer is called the ___________. designbrief

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

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

The Proverbs 31 Woman Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

honor
fears the Lord
charm
blessed
idleness
household
tongue
faithful
linen
purple
scarlet
poor
spindle
profitable
family
provides
vigorously
flax
wool
not harm
good
confidence
rubies
noble character

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