Types Of Fabrics

Characteristics of cotton

Characteristics of cotton


Over-watering cotton wastes a valuable and scarce resource; it can also lead to rank growth, nutrient leaching, and contaminated groundwater. Since under-watering can decrease yields, the question becomes one of finding the optimum application regime. An irrigation experiment was set up to apply water at six different application rates, ranging from 33% to 144% of normal, with…


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Characteristics of cotton fiber

Characteristics of cotton fiber


Title: Economic entomology for the farmer and fruit-grower Identifier: economicentomolo01smit Year: 1906 (1900s) Authors: Smith, John Bernhard, 1858-1912 Subjects: Beneficial insects Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott company Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog…


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Flannel fabric characteristics

Flannel fabric characteristics


Brysons birthday quilt - The Cousin Bear Jamboree. Each bear has a characteristic of each of Brysons boy cousins and Bryson himself it had the names in the ears. Kit (front fabric and pattern) from Connectingthreads.com - Baby Bear Quilt, designed by Kristin Gassaway. The pillow back of quilt is flannel fabric from Hancock fabrics. Yes, some of the points and squares dont match…


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Characteristics of polyester fabric

Characteristics of polyester fabric


Manufactured Fiber CHARACTERISTICS: Strong Crisp, soft hand Resistant to stretching and shrinkage Washable or dry-cleanable Quick drying Resilient, wrinkle resistant, excellent pleat retention (if heat set) Abrasion resistant Resistant to most chemicals Because of its low absorbency, stain removal can be a problem Static and pilling problems MAJOR END USES: Apparel - essentially…


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Pique fabric characteristics

Pique fabric characteristics


This basic single knit structure is similar to what you might see on a plain hand knit sweater. A double knit is created by knitting two layers of fabric together with multiple sets of needles. Structure The structure of a knit fabric can be plain and simple, or extremely complex and interesting. Let’s start with a basic knit structure. Think of a hand knit sweater. Yarn is…


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Organdy fabric characteristics

Organdy fabric characteristics


Beauty, luxury, glitter – organza combines all these qualities. The fabric is multifunctional and that’s why it’s so popular and preferred. It is possible to sew everything from it varying from refined evening wear and aristocratic wedding dress to magic curtains in “Scheherazade’s tales” style and pouch for presents. Even fishermen use organza – they make the wings of the…


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Polyester fabric characteristics

Polyester fabric characteristics


On Monday March 1, Brentano Design Director Iris Wang visited the Fundamentals of Textiles for Fashion course at Columbia College in Chicago. Invited by Bruce Woods, a Professor in the Universitys Art Design Department, Wang spent nearly four hours discussing textiles with the class. The majority of her lecture focused on the characteristics of numerous fibers, including cellulose…


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Cashmere fabric characteristics

Cashmere fabric characteristics


Although none of the luxury fibres, including silk, is produced in large quantities, their particular and unique qualities of fineness, softness, warmth and pleasurable handle mean that they occupy a very important place in the luxury apparel and fine furnishing trades. This book covers all aspects of the growth, physical characteristics, production, marketing and consumption…


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Viscose fabric characteristics

Viscose fabric characteristics


Silhouette Give a residential interior shape and substance with Silhouette, an elegant drapery available in two stylish shades. This 54” semi-sheer is woven from an innovative, 100% natural bamboo fiber that has previously been used primarily in apparel textiles. In contrast to bamboo viscose, the natural bamboo fiber goes through a process that includes braising, crushing…


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Challis fabric characteristics

Challis fabric characteristics


A soft, lightweight silk, cotton, or manmade fabric with a smooth, semi-lustrous satin finish and a matte backing. Santoprene A synthetic material with a soft, nonslip surface that absorbs shock and reduces fatigue. These properties make it ideal for grips and handles. Sarong A loose-fitting, long strip of fabric that is often worn around the waist like a skirt, or wrapped…


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Cotton poplin fabric characteristics

Cotton poplin fabric characteristics


Dolphins of Akrotiri: poplin yardage. A re-interpretation of a fresco in the Minoan Palace of Knossos, Crete. © Su Schaefer 2012 This is my interpretation of what the original artists intent might have been in what is now a fresco in the Palace of Knossos, Crete. Controversy surrounds the fresco, which is a restoration. Some experts think the original belonged to the floor…


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