300+ [UPDATED] Fabric Manufacturing Technology Interview Questions and Answers

Q1. What Is Pointelle?

A basic rib knit made with a pattern of dainty openings. Typically feminine.

Q2. What Is Degree Of Interlacing?

When interlacing ratio is expressed as % is called degree of interlacing.

Q3. What Is Interlock?

A type of cut and sew knit fabric that is characterized by the interconnecting of the knit stitches.

Q4. What Is Camaca?

Fine silk fabric.

Q5. What Is Facing?

A piece of fabric sewn to the inside of a garment for lining purposes or to add structure to the garment.

Q6. What Is Drill?

Durable twilled cotton.

Q7. What Is Marled Yarn?

Two single yarns of different colors twisted together. You see this mottled effect most often in sweaters.

Q8. What Is Domett?

Plain cotton-wool blend.

Q9. What Is Pinpoint Oxford?

Lightweight, soft, cotton-like fabric with a small 2×1 basket (rib) weaves repeats. High quality. Very smooth surface; used for shirts.

Q10. What Is Crash?

Coarse drapery and toweling fabric.

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Q12. What Is Duffel Or Duffle?

A coarse heavy woolen fabric (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug).

Q13. What Is Broadcloth?

A closely woven silk or synthetic fabric with a narrow crosswise rib.

Q14. What Is Weft Knits?

Weft is a type of knitting in which yarns run horizontally, from side to side, across the width of the fabric.

Q15. What Is Toile?

Light/medium weight, plain weave, fine, cotton-type fabric, usually with one colored printed scenic design. Used mostly for home furnishings, clothing, etc.

Q16. What Is Picot?

A small embroidered loop forming an ornamental edging on a ribbon or lace.

Q17. What Is Tensioning Device?

The Device which is used to give the proper tension during winding yarn onto the package is known as Tensioning Device. Otherwise High tension can damage the yarn whereas too low a tension can lead to unstable packages which will not unwind cleanly.

Q18. What Is Batik?

A dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted.

Q19. What Is Fleece?

This is a knit fabric, usually in cotton or poly cotton that has napped terry loops on one or both sides. There are several variations that and finish types for fleeces.

Q20. What Is Denting Plan?

The process of inserting warp yarn through reed is called denting plan.

Q21. What Is Poplin?

A durable, plain weave fabric similar to broadcloth but with a heavier rib and heavier weight. Made of silk, cotton, synthetic fibers, wool or blends.

Q22. What Is Faille?

A dressy, flat-ribbed fabric with a light luster that drapes and tailors well. The ribs are flatter and less pronounced than in grosgrain. Traditionally used for women’s dresses, suits and coats.

Q23. What Is Lycra?

DuPont’s registered trademark for its brand of elastic fiber. Same type of fiber as Spandex.

Q24. What Is Sateen?

A semi-lustrous surface distinguishes this smooth, durable fabric in a satin weave. Sateen is usually made of cotton.

Q25. What Is Chino?

A coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms.

Q26. What Is Delaine?

Light fabric of wool or mixed wool and cotton.

Q27. What Is Velvet?

A short, closely woven cut pile fabric with a rich, soft texture.

Q28. What Is Chenille?

Soft, fuzzy yarns stand out around a velvety cord on this fabric, whose name comes from the French word for “caterpillar.”

Q29. What Is Effect Thread?

Yarns inserted into a fabric that are sufficiently different to the surrounding yarns, to form or enhance a pattern.

Q30. What Is Coating?

A heavy fabric suitable for coats.

Q31. What Is Wicking?

Refers to a fabric’s tendency to disburse moisture rather than absorbing it.

Q32. What Is Foulard?

Soft lightweight plain-woven or twilled silk fabric.

Q33. What Is Diaper?

A fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures.

Q34. What Is Atlas?

Rich satin fabric.

Q35. What Is Bagging?

Coarse fabric for making bags or sacks.

Q36. What Is Feed Stripe?

Knit fabric where a stripe pattern is produced by the way colored yarns are fed into the knitting machine. Also know as Yarn Dyed.

Q37. What Is Elastoplast?

Any polymer showing rubber-like elastic properties. This includes Lycra and Spandex.

Q38. What Is Rayon?

A manufactured natural fibre made from wood cellulose. It is soft, absorbent and drapes well. Also known as Viscose.

Q39. What Is Angora?

Silk-like fabric made from wool of angora goats.

Q40. What Is Cerecloth?

A waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud.

Q41. What Is Alpaca?

Fine wool made from alpaca hair.

Q42. What Is Chambray?

A class of yarn-dyed, plain-weave fabrics with a colored warp and white filling. Most often produced in soft blue tomes (looks like faded blue jean denim).

Q43. What Is Canvas Or Canvass?

A heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs sails or tents).

Q44. What Is Jersey?

A generic term for a plain knit fabric without a distinct rib. Originally made of wool, jersey fabric was first manufactured on the island of Jersey.

Q45. What Is Shot Effect?

A color effect produced in fabrics woven with a warp yarn of one colour and a weft yarn of a contrasting color.

Q46. What Is Applique?

Embellishment on a garment where decoration is made by cutting pieces of one material and applying them to the surface of another.

Q47. What Is Matte Jersey?

A dull, flat knit fabric made of fine crepe yarns. Most popular in travel and permanent press or easy care dresses, slacks and skirts.

Q48. What Is Cashmere?

A soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat.

Q49. What Is Bird’s Eye?

A fabric woven with a pattern of small diamonds.

Q50. What Is Aertex?

A trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear.