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Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 1  Section 16.1 Quality Clothing  Section 16.2 Clothing Care Basics.

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1 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 1  Section 16.1 Quality Clothing  Section 16.2 Clothing Care Basics Contents Chapter 16 Clothing Basics

2 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 2 Section 16.1 Quality Clothing Learn about fabric, quality, comfort, and planning to help you make smart clothing purchases.

3 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 3 Content Vocabulary fiber natural fiber synthetic fiber blend woven fabric knit fabric grain Academic Vocabulary slant strategy

4 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 4 Recognize Quality Fabrics A basic knowledge of fabrics can help you make better clothing choices. Clothes can be made from natural fibers or synthetic fibers. natural fiber Fibers, such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool, which are made from plant and animal products. synthetic fiber Fibers, such as rayon, nylon, and polyester, which are made from manufactured substances.

5 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 5 Recognize Quality Fabrics A blend is two or more fibers combined. blend Two or more fibers combined to create a fabric. fiber A tiny strand or thread, many of which combine to make fabric.

6 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 6 Recognizing Quality Fabrics Fabrics can be made by weaving or knitting fibers together. All fabrics have a grain. Finishes can be added to improve the durability of fabrics. grain The direction the threads run in a fabric.

7 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 7 Clothing Comfort and Fit Fabric, style, and size affect fit. Sizes can vary by manufacturer and as you grow and develop, so always try on clothes before buying.

8 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 8 Check these features for a comfortable fit: neck openings seams sleeves fasteners waistbands hemlines Clothing Comfort and Fit

9 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 9 Make a Shopping Plan A shopping plan includes your budget, a purchase plan (how you will pay), and store options (store, catalog, online). Check clothing for good quality at a reasonable price. Do you prefer to shop for clothes in a store, or from a catalog or Web site? Why?

10 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 10 Section 16.2 Clothing Care Basics You can stretch your clothing budget and keep your wardrobe looking good when you know how to properly care for and store your clothes.

11 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 11 Content Vocabulary colorfast brand name static cling Academic Vocabulary coordinate pressed

12 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 12 Clothing Labels Labels provide fiber content, cleaning and bleach information, and ironing instructions. Look for colorfast fabrics. Brand names can be used to identify manufacturers, clothing stores, and designers. brand name A trademark used by a manufacturer to identify its products. colorfast Able to keep its original color through many washings.

13 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 13 Your Clothing Budget Start with two or three basic outfits to mix and match with other pieces. Take good care of your clothes and learn to sew and make repairs to help stretch your budget.

14 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 14 Doing the Laundry Cleaning clothes requires a basic knowledge of fabrics and simple cleaning techniques. Pretreat stains. Sort before washing. Select correct water temperature and load size. How might you sort your clothes?

15 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 15 Doing the Laundry Use a fabric softener to eliminate static cling. Follow instructions on the care label and the iron to safely and effectively iron clothes. static cling When electricity builds up in the dryer and causes clothing to stick to itself or to one’s body.

16 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 16 Delicate fabrics may require hand washing. Dry cleaning can be expensive, so choose clothes wisely to avoid extra costs. Proper storage is important for the life and durability of clothing. Doing the Laundry

17 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 17 Chapter Summary Section 16.1 Quality Clothing A basic understanding of fabrics can help you make better clothing choices. Fabrics are made from natural or synthetic materials. Fabrics are made by weaving or knitting fibers together. Manufacturers may add finishes to improve the durability and feel of fabrics. When you buy clothes, check for the correct fit. Use a shopping plan to spend your clothing budget wisely.

18 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 18 Chapter Summary Section 16.2 Clothing Care Basics All clothing must have a care label with fiber content and care instructions. Read labels before you buy to help you determine the quality, durability, and care of garments. Keep clothes in good condition to help save money. Cleaning clothes properly requires a basic knowledge of fabrics and simple cleaning techniques. Your wardrobe will look newer longer when you learn the correct ways to launder and store your clothes.

19 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 19 Review Do you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions. The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions. Start

20 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 20 fiber fibra A tiny strand or thread, many of which combine to make fabric. Una hebra o hilo pequeño, muchos de los cuales se combinan para hacer tela. Show Definition

21 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 21 natural fiber fibra natural Fibers, such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool, which are made from plant and animal products. Fibras, como el algodón, el lino, la seda y la lana, que están compuestas de productos vegetales y animales. Show Definition

22 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 22 synthetic fiber fibra sintética Fibers, such as rayon, nylon, and polyester, which are made from manufactured substances. Fibras, como el rayón, nylon y poliéster, que son hechas de sustancias fabricadas. Show Definition

23 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 23 blend mezcla Two or more fibers combined to create a fabric. Dos o más fibras combinadas para crear una tela. Show Definition

24 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 24 woven fabric tejido Fabric made by interlacing lengthwise and crosswise yarns, which are several fibers twisted together, on a loom. Tela que se hace entrelazando lanas, que son varias fibras trenzadas, longitudinal y transversalmente sobre un telar. Show Definition

25 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 25 knit fabric tejido Stretchy fabric made by looping threads together. Tela flexible hecha de hilos entrelazados. Show Definition

26 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 26 grain trama The direction the threads run in a fabric. La dirección en la que van las fibras de una tela. Show Definition

27 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 27 colorfast que no destiñe Able to keep its original color through many washings. Que mantiene su color original a través de muchos lavados. Show Definition

28 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 28 brand name nombre de la marca A trademark used by a manufacturer to identify its products. Nombre comercial utilizado por un fabricante para identificar sus productos. Show Definition

29 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 29 static cling estática When electricity builds up in the dryer and causes clothing to stick to itself or to one’s body. Cuando la electricidad se acumula en la secadora y causa que la ropa se pegue entre sí o al cuerpo de uno. Show Definition

30 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 30 slant sesgar To take a diagonal course; to slope; to angle. Tomar una diagonal, poner en pendiente; inclinar. Show Definition

31 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 31 strategy estrategia A careful plan or method; a way to prepare. Un plan o método hecho con cuidado; una forma de preparar. Show Definition

32 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 32 coordinate coordinar To make suitable for fitting together; to mix and match; to harmonize. Adecuar para que las cosas se ajusten unas a otras; mezclar y combinar, armonizar. Show Definition

33 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 33 pressed prensado Smoothed; ironed. Alisado; planchado. Show Definition

34 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 16 Clothing Basics Chapter 16 Clothing Basics 34 End of Chapter 16 Clothing Basics


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