Clothing and Textiles 2, May/June 2015

Question 1

Question 1(a) (i), the origins of fibres could not be identified by candidates. They only mentioned sources of fibres instead of mentioning fabrics from different origins.

Question 1(b), the students could not state the advantages of the blends.

Question 1(c), the diagram of linen and wool were not drawn properly. Many candidates could not draw the diagram describing the microscopic appearance of linen and wool.

Question 1(d), the finishes of cotton given by the candidates were not correct.