Today maggie gave us a talk about the different kinds of fabrics. It was a great discussion as we learnt was fibres are in certain fabrics and weather it was natural or synthetic. It was a great use of knowledge and stuff that all of us loved to know in order to know what fabric to us for certain techniques and designs.

  • Thread:Polyester
  • Silk: Cotton
  • Wool-Cotton


  • Cotton
  • wool
  • silk
  • linen
  • bamboo
  • milk
  • leather/rubber
  • Banana
  • Pinapple
  • Hemp
  • Nettle
  • Flax


  • Lyrca
  • Polyester
  • Nylon
  • Visco
  • Arcylic
  • Accurate
  • PVC

We also looked at how diffenrt fibres and fabrics react differently and how to describe fabric, as towhead you need for a piece of work.such as weather its..

  • woven- Knitted
  • non stretchy- Stretchy
  • opaque- sheer
  • crisp- soft drape
  • tightly woven- loose knit
  • shiny- matt
  • smooth- textured
  • heavyweight- lightweight



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