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HOME ECONOMICS FASHION AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY State the name of one animal fibre. 2. Identify one method of printing on fabric. 3. State one principle of design. 4. Identify one textured yarn. 5. State one type of market research. 6. What does the abbreviation CAB stand for? 7. Explain the term œcomplementary colour. 8. State one use of thermochromatic fabrics. 9. Identify two properties of pile fabrics. 10. State two advantages of quality control. 11. Identify two benefits of Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM). 12. Give two advantages of care labels. 13. State two reasons why polyamide/nylon would be suitable for a backpack. 14. Give one advantage and one disadvantage of non-woven fabrics. a ) Identify and explain three stages in the production of cotton. ( b ) Using your knowledge and the information provided in the table below, evaluate the properties of each of the following fibres for a winter coat. (i) Wool (ii) Acrylic Absorbency Warmth Ease of Care Crease resistant Elasticity Wool **** ***** * ***** **** Acrylic ** ** *** **** *** Key: * poor ***** excellent ( c ) Identify and explain two fabric finishes suitable for a winter coat. ( d ) Evaluate the use of woven fabrics for school clothing.

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