fabric


fabric
01. Gortex is a wonderful [fabric] which is basically water-proof, but which breathes at the same time, so you don't get all sweaty.
02. Futons are beds which are stuffed with cotton [fabric].
03. Decades of conflict between the different ethnic groups have destroyed the social [fabric] of the country.
04. What kind of [fabric] are you going to use for the curtains in your room?
05. We had to use a lot of [fabric] softener on my shirt because it is brand new, and is all stiff.
06. You'll have to change needles on the sewing machine because this [fabric] is very thick.
07. I prefer clothes made from natural [fabrics] because they breathe better, so you don't get hot and uncomfortable wearing them.
08. Use these scissors to cut through the heavier [fabrics].
09. Someone once said that love is a [fabric] which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the waters of adversity and grief.
10. We use only natural fibers for all our [fabrics].
11. Certain types of [fabrics] used to make curtains can help to keep a room warm in winter.
12. The Pharaohs of ancient Egypt wore garments made of [fabric] featuring threads of pure gold.
13. It is important to wear [fabrics] that stay warm even when wet, such as wool, if you are going to be outdoors in cold weather for several hours.
14. To avoid bee stings, wear white or light-colored [fabrics]; bees are attracted to dark colors and flowered prints.
15. The fire that seriously damaged Windsor Castle in 1992 is believed to have started when a spotlight came into contact with a curtain over an extended period of time, causing the [fabric] to eventually burst into flames.

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