Fabric Quality Clean On grain – Grain = direction that yarns run in a woven fabric Without defect
Care instructions Found on end of bolt Wash Dry clean Iron Flat dry
How much to buy See pattern envelope Width = 45” or 60” Extra for stripes, plaids, and piles
Your Project Assignment Look through old pattern books and magazines and find a picture of a garment. Cut it out and mount it on the piece of paper provided. Write a description of the types of fabrics that would be suitable and unsuitable for the garment. Use descriptive words…
Descriptive names and words to use when writing about fabric…use at least 5 of these words when writing. Woven (closely, loosely) Weight (medium, light, heavy) Bulky Silky Drapable Durable Knit (stretchy) Challis Crepe Sweatshirt knit Fleece Denim Corduroy Velvet (nap) Overall print Plaid Stripes Broadcloth Shiny Textured (fur, appliqués) Chambray Flannel charmeuse
Selecting Notions Thread Zippers Snaps Hooks and Eyes Buckles Hook and loop tape Buttons
Choosing Tapes and Trims Seam tape Bias tape Hem facing Fold-over braid Ribbing Twill tape Piping Cable cord Belting
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