Terry Voile fabric
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A handmade cotton fabric originating in Madras, India, featuring bright, bold striping and checked patterns.
A rayon or silk blended fabric with elastic that is very lightweight with a soft feel and dull crepe texture.
Made from wool fibers, sometimes combined with synthetics, in either a twill or satin weave. It is heavy, closely sheared, compacted, and tightly woven. First used as a hunting cloth, the fabric resembles wool felt.
The process developed in 1844 by John Mercer to give a shiny, smooth finish to cotton fabric. First, the fabric is singed, then passed through a solution of caustic soda and finally rinsed. The process makes the fibers of the fabric swell, giving them increased strength and an increased ability to hold dye.
The wool from the Australian merino sheep, generally regarded as the finest wool fibers in the world.
A porous fabric with a net-like appearance.
Made from extremely fine nylon or polyester filaments that when woven into textiles, makes them exceptionally soft while retaining their shape.
Made from spun Beechwood cellulose, the bio-based fibers create textiles that do not fibrillate, or pill, and are resilient to shrinking and fading.