Characteristics of Fabric

Characteristics of Fabric - 18:40 CharacteristicsofFabric

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18:40 Characteristics of Fabric Fiber: Natural vs. Man Made Natural Cotton Silk Wool Linen Hemp Man Made Polyester Lycria Nylon Acrylic Weight Measured in ounces or grams Bottom weight vs. top weight Specific to season Light in fall, heavier in winter Surface Interest Anything on the fabrics Ex: pattern, texture, print, luster, or sheen Textures: suede   Hand or Drape Hand How it feels to the touch
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Drape How it hangs on your body Surface Interest- Texture- Intrasia Knit a picture or design into a garment Jacquards Woven fabric Specialized type of weaving, jacquard weaving Like sometime of design in the fabrics Ex: curtains, ribbons Prints Designed in house (CAD) Purchased from a design studio, freelancer, print studio Selected from the mills seasonal line Woven fabrics Weave the pattern/.design into the fabric Or print it on the woven fabric When woven fabric has the pattern into it 
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