If you can answer these questions you will be sure that you have learned what has been told about textiles.
1. What finishing process is necessary in order to give a per manent lustrous texture to:
2. What finishing process is necessary to secure the smoothness of lisle thread?.........
3. What finishing process is necessary to secure the soft, wooly texture of blankets?.........
4. What adjective describes the appearance of heavily calendered material?.........
5. What is wrong in the finishing process if underwear material has a pasty, stiff appearance?.........
6. What finishing process for silk may greatly affect the wearing quality?.........
7. What finishing process, if improperly done, may weaken linen fabrics?.........
8. What finish strengthens the cotton fiber?.........
l What word tells how satin is given its lustrous texture: calendering, weave, weighting, fulling, napping?
2. Which words tell what things affect the durability of satin: length of fiber, bleaching, sizing, length of float, felting?
3. Which word tells what produces the texture of velvet: pile, napping, fulling, weighting?
4. What materials are a plain weave or modifications of the plain weave: poplin, percale, sateen, gabardine, calico, serge, marquisette, dimity, muslin, Turkish toweling, jersey, dotted Swiss, gingham?
5. Which words explain why material that is pure silk may be poor quality: use of fiber silk, short fibers or waste silk, mercerization, singeing?
6. Which words explain why a material that is pure linen may be a poor quality: tow, bleaching, napping?
1. List four tests that you might use if you suspected that a woolen material you intended to buy was partly cotton.
2. List three tests that you might use if you suspected that a linen material that you intended to buy was partly cotton.
3. List two tests you might use to determine whether a material is pure silk or partly cotton.
4. List two ways in which patterns are put into materials.
5. List three tests that you would use for judging quality of weave.
1. What test would you use to find out if silk is weighted?
2. What weave gives the most firmly woven and durable material?
3. What two ways do we have of recognizing knitted materials?
4. Name two materials that are always yarn dyed.
5. Why is there more danger of shrinking wool materials than other materials?
6. How can you tell when a shoe is made with a Goodyear Welt process of manufacture?
7. How can you tell when hose are full-fashioned?
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