And fibre 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 of silk, mohair, cashmere, camelhair, Alpaca, Llama, Vicuna, Guanaco, Yak and Musk Ox fibres. The image of these fabrics is of course all important and the book describes in detail those rare occasions when a lower priced and lower quality version of a luxury fibre has damaged its overall reputation. Some natural fibres covered here including spider silk are also increasingly finding applications within the technical textiles sector where their high performance thermal properties and bio-mimetic qualities in particular, are very useful.



Share this article





Related Posts


Flannel fabric characteristics
Flannel fabric characteristics

Latest Posts
Geometric Fabric Prints
Geometric Fabric…
When it comes to changing fashions, geometric…
Materials Knit
Materials Knit
Each of my needle sets are made from…
Bathing Suit Manufacturers
Bathing Suit…
By on in Apparel, Design, Design/Inspiration…
Lace Print fabric
Lace Print fabric
Printed laces are clever fabrics because…
Characteristics of cotton fiber
Characteristics…
Title: Economic entomology for the farmer…
Search
Featured posts
  • Viscose fabric characteristics
  • Flannel fabric characteristics
  • Organdy fabric characteristics
  • Cotton poplin fabric characteristics
  • Orange Lycra fabric
  • Amazing fabric
  • How to weave fabric on a loom?
  • Textiles Fabrics
  • Sourcing Fabrics
Copyright © 2017 l www.xinlongtex.com. All rights reserved.