Textiles

A textile is a flexible material made by creating an interlocking network of yarns or threads, which are produced by spinning raw fibres (from either natural or synthetic sources) into long and twisted lengths. Textiles are then formed by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting, tatting, felting, bonding or braiding these yarns together. The related words "fabric" and "cloth" and "material" are often used in textile assembly trades (such as tailoring and dressmaking) as synonyms for textile. However, there are subtle differences in these terms in specialized usage. A textile is any material made of the interlacing fibres, including carpeting and geotextiles, …

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University of Kent · 1 January 2018 English

This essay gives you an introductory view of the topic of war and social change on the British Home Front by using the changing position of women as a case …

the key industries employing women, including textiles, clothing, lace-making, hosiery, and the boot


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

She is there to open an exhibition of Norwegian textiles. (b) The Norwegian Fisheries Minister, Listau suggested in earlier discussion, ie cars V w textiles C ^ r J l ^ j d ^ O ^ J f k t ^ steel watches


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning political relations between Albania and the United Kingdom. The documents cover discussions on the possible resumption of relations between the British and Albanian …

fulfilled Food 6,361 6,377 101 j Clothing, textiles and footwear 4,272 4,002 94 Medical and sanitation in thousand U.3. dollars; food, 300; clothing, textiles and footwear, 897; medical 50; agricultural rehabilitation " « tor Cotton textiles 5A6 1 241 is * 7, 11, 2 2 6 Woollen textiles 305 ^ \\ & % % Chocolate hqq 2 i q Total food • g ¿£3 Textiles and footwear Cotton and wool cloth . 1,700 Cotton yarn y00 '700 Leather toa J j v Total textiles and footwear ^ 570 Medical supplies Surgical


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 German

A file containing documents concerning visits to Berlin by senior European Economic Community officials. Subjects covered in the file include a visit by the president of the European Commission, Gaston …

or USA. (Lii) In the very sensitive sector of textiles, imports of Multi-Fibre Agreement products by


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

.„ , ., , r , \ , , . , ^ , . • textiles. Ministers will also consider the Community s


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

products, machine tools, vehicles, tractors, textiles and footwear. 8. Prom March 1978 an attempt


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning a visit to Romania by the Foreign Office minister Malcolm Rifkind in September–October 1982. Subjects covered in the file include practical arrangements for the visit; …

export more shoes and linen to the UK and more textiles, steel and TV's to the EC countries. Romania


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents relating to the economic situation in Romania. Subjects covered in the file include the worsening economic situation at the end of 1981; mounting foreign debts; a …

to the U S A . I i 2. As far as the trade in textiles is concerned, • we believe that the present exports of textiles. I As for the conditions of access stipulated in I the new Textiles Agreement


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Embassy is sponsoring an exhibition of American textiles next week: with a fashion show produced in collaboration


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

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