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Year 11 revision Textiles GCSE

Decoration techniques

Taaeba Ali

on 30 April 2013

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Transcript of Year 11 revision Textiles GCSE

Applique Embroidery Decoration Techniques A white piece of fabric is like a canvas which you need to draw on, a piece of fabric in the same way needs to be decorated, you need to know a wide range of decoration techniques with the benefit's of each to fully understand the end uses of the technique. Printing Flexography: Used for packaging, labels, newspapers
hot wax dye transfer
Inkjet: Used typically to print a small number of books or packaging and also, to print a variety of materials from high quality papers simulating offset printing, to floor tiles; Inkjet is also used to apply mailing addresses to direct mail pieces
Laser printing: Mainly used in offices and for transactional printing (bills, bank documents). Laser printing is commonly used by direct mail companies to create variable data letters or coupons, for example
Pad printing: Popular for its unique ability to print on complex three-dimensional surfaces
Relief print, (mainly used for catalogues)
Rotogravure: Mainly used for magazines and packaging
Screen-printing: For T-shirts to floor tile. 3D Fabric Manipulation Quilting What you need to know for the exam DECORATION TECHNIQUES Contemporary embroidery is stitched with a computerized embroidery machine using patterns "digitized" with embroidery software. In machine embroidery, different types of "fills" add texture and design to the finished work. Machine embroidery is used to add logos and monograms to business shirts or jackets, gifts, and team apparel as well as to decorate household linens and decorator fabrics that mimic the elaborate hand embroidery of the past. Now History The process used to tailor, patch, mend and reinforce cloth fostered the development of sewing techniques, and the decorative possibilities of sewing led to the art of embroidery In the context of sewing, an appliqué refers to a needlework technique in which pieces of fabric, embroidery, or other materials are sewn onto another piece of fabric to create designs, patterns or pictures. Fabric manipulation is a process done by textile designers and artists using a variety of processes and techniques. The processes and techniques are like; pleating, folding, layering, gathering, trapunto and other relevant textile techniques to come up with innovative designs and work that can be applied to a creative fashion scenario. The process of quilting uses a needle and thread to join two or more layers of material to make a quilt. Typical quilting is done with 3 layers: the top fabric or quilt top, batting or insulating material and backing material.

Trapunto, from the Italian for "to embroider," is a method of quilting that is also called "stuffed technique." A puffy, decorative feature, trapunto utilizes at least two layers, the underside of which is slit and padded, producing a raised surface on the quilt. List of some 3D fabric manipulation techniques:
suffolk puffs,
rectangle folds,
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