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What is cotton twill fabric?

Monday 10 April, 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

Tuesday 21 March, 2017



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 ->



FRENCH TERRY

Monday 20 March, 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.
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What is Softshell?

Monday 20 February, 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?!

Tuesday 31 January, 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?!

Monday 16 January, 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 ->



Satin !!The royalty fabric?

Tuesday 06 December, 2016



Satin !!The royalty fabric?

Smooth and slick and in many places represents royalty. Prized for centuries this fabric has been thought of as the most luscious fabric in existence. Typically the weave of satin has a glossy surface and a dull back. This fabric weave is characterized by four or more cool fill or weft yarns floating over a wrap yarn or vice versa, four warp yarns floating over a single weft yarn. Floats are missed inter-facings, where the warp yarn lies on top Read More ->



What is puplin?

Tuesday 29 November, 2016



What is poplin?
What is poplin? Poplin is a fabric weave, so a cotton poplin shirt is a cotton shirt with a poplin weave. When people refer to poplin shirts, they usually aren’t referring to a type of material. Instead they are talking about the kind of weave in the shirt. Typically, poplin shirts are made from cotton or a cotton and polyester. The word tabinet is another word used for poplin. The retailers below offer poplin shirts.
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The linen fabric

Monday 31 October, 2016



The linen fabric

In today's blog I will write a few things about the linen fabric. Linen is a natural fabric, which belongs to the family Linaceae. Linen provided protection against high temperatures during Ancient Egypt. Also in ancient Egypt only priests were allowed to wear it as a symbol of purity. Egyptian mummies were wrapped in linen as a symbol of light and purity, and as a display of wealth. After the ancient times, the fabrics industry had a huge decli Read More ->



Discover cotton

Thursday 20 October, 2016



Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the family of Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will tend to increase the dispersal of the seeds. Cotton was independently domesticated in the Old and New Worlds. The fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable te Read More ->





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