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Textile Quizzes & Trivia

A textile is a flexible woven material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibers often referred to as thread or yarn. The discovery of dyed flax fibers in a cave in the Republic of Georgia dated to 34,000 BCE suggests textile-like materials were made even in prehistoric times.

The production of textiles is a craft whose speed and scale of production has been altered almost beyond recognition by industrialization and the introduction of modern manufacturing techniques.

And in a world of 7 billion people, the matter of clothing them all raises questions such as: “What sustainable textile production solution are there?”, “Has science provided a more efficient solution for clothing purposes?”, and “Does the world have a clothing consumption problem?” These quizzes will help you understand how much this subject weights in today development.
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Find out how much you know about textile fibres and how they are made into fabrics. Helping you to pass your GCSE Textiles exam. For help go to www.textiles4u.wikispaces.com where you can find out the answers and do extra...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 7990   |  Last updated: Aug 7, 2020
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    Which one of these is not a natural fibre from a plant or animal source?

There are different types of Weaves: Plain, Satin, or Twill Weave. What works for one material may not work for others so as an aspiring fashion designer, how good do you think your skills are at weaving? Do you have the...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 555   |  Last updated: Jul 26, 2019
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    Which basic weave (plain twill or satin) is strongest?

Quick answer, true or false questions to test your knowledge of Textiles. Helping you to pass your GCSE Textiles exams. If you're not sure of the answer look it up on www.textiles4u.wikispaces.com

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 3262   |  Last updated: Aug 6, 2020
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    Batik and Tie Dye are resist decoration techniques that can be used to add pattern to fabric.

Fabrics which are used by the textile industries to make clothes and other furnishing materials can be widely divided into two categories ? natural and synthetic. Let?s find out what type of NATURAL fabric you like the most? What...

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    How would you describe yourself in one word?

Knitted & woven textiles

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    Which of the basic weaves is PERCAL
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Textile Questions & Answers


Which one of these is not a natural fibre from a plant or animal source? A. Cotton B. Wool C. Silk D. Linen E. Viscose
Do you know that a lot of the clothes that we wear usually come from plant or animal sources? We should not disregard what plants and animals can do for us. The answer to this question is E. Viscose is known to be a semi-synthetic fiber. This is made
What Batik and Tie Dye are resist decoration techniques that can be used to add pattern to fabric?
1. TrueWax is used to resist the dye(stop it getting to the fabric) in Batik and string or elastic bands stop the dye getting to the fabric in Tie dye. Adire Eleko is also a resist technique.
How to crochet a blanket?
1. One of the things you must do before you start to crochet a blanket is to determine the size of the blanket. There are different sizes of blanket people usually go for, they include; 36x42 inches, 36x36 inches, 48x60 inches, 50x70 inches, etc. 2.
What is the process called that changes fibres into yarn?
The answer is C. The process of changing fibers into yarn is called spinning. Yarn is a type of fiberous material which can be used to make many different types of clothing, decoration, and even things you would find around your house like a cloth tr
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