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Catalogue Number:  200229
Producer:  Learning Seed
Producing Agencies:  Learning Seed
Subject:  Family Studies/Home Economics
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2008
Running Time:  24:50
Closed Captions:  Yes

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A Clothing & Textiles 101 overview of the elements of fabric, this curriculum-based program introduces students to the basic differences between natural and synthetic fibers, the primary types of fibers, and how their qualities - from shape and origin to size and luster - make them unique, influence clothing appearance and factor into comfort.

Learn why fiber properties determine how we use particular fabrics. Get a close-up view and understanding of cotton, linen, wool, silk, rayon, acrylic, nylon, and polyester. Learn to identify them all.

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