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Fleece

mercredi 30 août 2017



Fleece

This cloth is often preferred over wool because it is usually softer. It is also usually also lighter in weight. Some people may find themselves becoming itchy when they wear wool, but do not usually have such a reaction to wearing garments made from this man-made type of textile.

Fleece fabric can be made from synthetic fibers, like polyethylene, a type of plastic resin. It can also be partly constructed of plastic jugs or bottles Read More ->



Microfiber

mardi 18 juillet 2017



Microfiber

Microfiber or microfibre is synthetic fiber finer than one denier or decitex/thread. This is smaller than the diameter of a strand of silk (which is approximately one denier), which is itself about 1/5 the diameter of a human hair. The most common types of microfibers are made from polyesters, polyamides (e.g., nylon, Kevlar, Nomex, trogamide), or a conjugation of polyester, polyamide, and polypropylene (Prolen). Microfiber is used to make mats, Read More ->



FRENCH TERRY

vendredi 23 juin 2017



FRENCH TERRY

At this time in our blog we’re taking a deep dive into a knit fabric that everyone loves. Though sometimes hard to source, French Terry is the king of cold-weather knit fabrics . It’s soft and comfortable against the skin and provides a chance to play with contrasting colors and textures. It’s not just meant for activewear. These days, French Terry is used for many types of year round garments. Let's see why.
FRENCH TERRY CHARACTERIS Read More ->



What Is a Textile Fabric?

mercredi 31 mai 2017



What Is a Textile Fabric?

Knowing what a textile fabric is and the different types of textile fabrics is important in the design industry. In this blog, we will learn the definition of a textile fabric and the different types of textiles.
Imagine walking into your local department store. The aisles are filled with dozens of different shirts, skirts, dresses, bedsheets, and towels. As you walk down each aisle, you touch different garments, and some feel different fr Read More ->



What is a Terry cloth?!

mercredi 03 mai 2017



What is a Terry cloth?!

Terrycloth, terry cloth, terry towelling, terry, or simply towelling is a fabric with loops that can absorb large amounts of water. It can be manufactured by weaving or knitting. Towelling is woven on special looms that have two beams of longitudinal warp through which the filler or weft is fired laterally. The first industrial production of terrycloth towels was by the English manufacturer Christy.
1. Towell Terry is a [woven] fabric with Read More ->



What is cotton twill fabric?

lundi 10 avril 2017



What is cotton twill fabric?

The first thing to understand when trying to get a good grasp on what exactly is cotton twill fabric is to first understand what "twill" itself is. Twill simply refers to the type of weaving pattern used when constructing the fabric. In the case of twill that weaving pattern is a series of diagonal, parallel ribs. These diagonal, parallel ribs give the fabric a very durable and attractive quality.
There are many benefits to a twill style f Read More ->



Organza

mardi 21 mars 2017



Organza

While there are some great ways to infuse the home and wardrobe with a sense of luxury, few of them can equal the use of organza. As a sheer fabric that provides a look and feel that is similar to silk, many forms are actually made with silk filaments. Here is some background on its production, as well as some of the ways that it is commonly used.
Originally a lightweight silk fabric, organza is a plain weave that is created using nylon, p Read More ->



What is Softshell?

lundi 20 février 2017



What is Softshell?

Can a softshell replace your trusty hardshell in sustained rain or snowfall? Probably not. What softshells do best is keep you warm and dry while your heart rate is up in windy and/or damp weather.
“Softshell” is a class of knit or woven materials, made from polyester and nylon, used to make technical outdoor clothing that essentially bridges the gap between waterproof hardshell jackets and highly breathable fleece jackets. They’re Read More ->



Which fleece is which?

mardi 31 janvier 2017



Which fleece is which?

If you want to know the the difference between the types of fleece you have to read this. Yes there is a difference between the various “fleeces” and here’s your guide.
Polar/Blizzard/ Anti Pill/ Medium Weight Fleece
Polar fleece materials have become synonymous with outdoor recreation. This lightweight fabric provides superior warmth, comfort, durability and breathability. Malden Mills first produced a fabric called "Polarfl Read More ->



What is Viscose?!

lundi 16 janvier 2017



What is Viscose?!

Viscose fiber is made from purified cellulose, it is produced from specially processed wood pulp. Viscose is very similar to cotton and silk . It is a fine and soft material commonly used in t-shirts , tunics , shirts and dresses ,all of them ,includes cellulose.
There are two kinds of fibres: natural (cotton, wool and silk) ; and artificial ones synthesised out of petrochemicals (nylon and polyester). Viscose raw material for viscose is Read More ->





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