Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

plain weave

No description
by

eva salas

on 13 November 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of plain weave

by: Eva Salas & Juana Lopez
fabric construction
the simplest weave in which the weft (crosswise) yarn is passed over then under each warp (lengthwise) yarn
ex: chiffon, seersucker, taffeta
advantages: wears well, snag-resistant, reversible if not printed or finished with special effects.
disadvantages: ravels, appears uninteresting, shows wrinkle, lower tear strength than other weaves
plain weave
a weave in which the weft yarn is passed over and under one,two, or three warp yarns beginning one warp yarn back on each new yarn.
ex: denim, gabardine
advantages: stronger and more durable than plain weave
disadvantages: frays
suggested garments: denim
definitive characteristics: have a front called a technical front and a back called a technical back
twill weave
a weave that produces a smooth, shiny-surfaced fabric resulting from passing the weft yarn over and under numerous warp yarns to create long floats.
ex: sateen, satin
suggested garments: dress clothes, dress gowns, blouses
advantages:high luster, smooth, lustrous
disadvantages: snags, pull and appears greasy after wearing it for a while
satin weave
a knit fabric produced in a machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle
suggested garments: tshirts, dresses, pantyhose, and sweaters.
other definitive characteristics: reversible
advantages: firm
disadvantages: if a loop breaks, it creates a run, heavy
weft knit
warp knit
seamless knit
warp knitting is a family of knitting methods in which the yarn zigzags along the length of the fabric, following adjacent columns of knitting rather than single rows
suggested garments: sports wear, shoe fabric, tulle fabric
advantages: higher productivity rates than weaving, large working widths and a variety of fabric construction.

is a circular knitting or knitting in the round. : creates a seamless tube
suggested garments: sweaters and sportswear
advantages: higher productivity, lightness and softness, no bulky or irritating stitches, better look, better look and more comfortable
disadvantages: may run if snagged and edges curl.
other nonwoven fabrics
a fabric like material made from long fibers made from long fibers bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment
advantages: very durable fabric, stretchy, soft and has good thermal insulation.
disadvantages: limited life, single use fabric.
suggested garments:medical, filters, and geotextiles
other definitive characteristics: staple nonwovens
Full transcript