Textiles Characteristics and Properties of Materials Pack

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Students can learn about the characteristics and properties of twelve different fabrics through a PowerPoint. The PowerPoint contains information on traditional and contemporary textiles, characteristics, and properties of each fabric and typical end uses.

Students can record notes on the included worksheet.

To test their knowledge in a kinaesthetic manner students will Blu-tack the corresponding ‘Instagram comment’ to the ‘Insta-Match’ poster of the textile in its natural form.

This reinforces students’ knowledge of characteristics and properties of fabric which is relevant syllabus content in Stage 4 and Stage 5 Textiles.


Pack includes:

  • Characteristics and Properties of Fabric PowerPoint including 12 different textile forms.
  • Worksheet for students to record notes from the PowerPoint.
  • Insta-Match posters for students to test their knowledge in a kinaesthetic manner.
  • Insta-Match comments for students to Blu-Tak to the posters matching the fabric type to the characteristics and properties recorded on the ‘Instagram comments’


Resource Type: Classroom activity

Downloadable File Type: PDF (Acrobat) Document File and PowerPoint

Size File Type: 38.4 MB | 18 pages + 14 slide PowerPoint presentation


* Disclaimer: If you have attended Technology Mandatory Material Technologies: Textiles Focus part of this resource is included in your Professional Development resource pack.



  1. (0)

    Michelle West (Verified user)

    auNew South Wales, Australia

    High quality teaching resource as always. Follows syllabus dot points to be covered in an easy to use and colourful manner. Love these resources.

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    Wendy Smith (Verified user)

    auQueensland, Australia

    I used this with a Year 10 Fashion class and it was a valuable resource for them to keep referring to.

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    Mrs Dale Reader (Verified user)

    auNew South Wales, Australia

    That was a great package and we are now using it. The students love it and it has been a great resource. Thanks so much.

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    Lucy Bragg (Verified user)

    auNew South Wales, Australia

    This was so much fun and the students loved completing this task.

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