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Fabric nameTweedFabric known asClò-Mór, Big clothHeat retention abilityHighMajor exportersAustralia and EnglandCommonly used inJackets, pants, hats, trench coats, blazers, other outerwear, winter clothing, suit jackets and military uniforms. ORIGIN Tweed is a fabric made from wool which has a rough texture but high heat retention abilities.  The origin of tweed is said to have taken place...
Linen is a strong and absorbent fabric made from the stem of flax plant. Although the exact year or the century of its origin is not known, linen continues to be one of the oldest textiles in use. The oldest discovered linen fibers were found in a cave in Georgia, Europe. They have been dated...
ORIGIN OF JERSEY FABRIC Jersey is a weft-knit cloth can also be plain knit or single knit. Previously jersey fabric was made with wool, but nowadays cotton and synthetic jersey garments are gaining popularity. Jersey does not let light pass through and is extremely absorbefacient, and breathable despite its close-knit structure. The jersey fabric was...
FabricLycraTypesLycra, Spandex and ElastaneMajor Producers/ExportersChina, India, United States, Pakistan and Brazil.Used ForUnderwear, socks, bras, sports bras, bike shorts, yoga pants, hiking apparel, motion capture suitsThread Count–BreathabilityHigh Lycra is a synthetic fiber which is elastic in nature. It is also known as spandex or elastane. Composed of Polyether-polyurea copolymer, it can stretch up to 5-8 times...
Fabric nameLyocellAlso known asTencelBreathabilityHighMoisture wicking abilityHighMajor producers and exportersChina and Europe (Austria)Used forDenim, dress shirts, underwear, towels, conveyor belts, medical dressings, specialty paper Origin Lyocell is a type of rayon which is a semi synthetic derivative of cellulose. An American company named ‘Enka’ first manufactured it in the 1970s but couldn’t bring it to the...
FabricSatinTypesAntique satin, Baronet satin, Charmeuse satin, Crepe back satin, Duchess satin, Messaline satinMajor ExporterChinaUsed ForPillowcases, sheets, dresses, pants, lingerie, slips, tank tops, evening wear, robes, handkerchiefs, tiesThread CountWeaved using four or more weft threads going over one warp thread, or vice versaBreathabilityHigh One of the fundamental types of textile weaves along with plain weave and...
FabricChiffonTypesSilk crepe chiffon, Silk satin chiffon, Pearl chiffon, Jacquard chiffon and Chameleon chiffonMajor ExporterChinaUsed ForEvening wear, nightgowns, blouses, scarves, lingerie, ribbons, wedding dressesThread CountWeaved out of highly twisted filament yarns BreathabilityHigh Chiffon is a lightweight plain woven sheer fabric like gossamer. The fabric is created out of highly twisted filament yarns with an exceptional finesse. This...
Fabric nameVISCOSEFabric also calledRAYONBreathabilityHIGHMoisture wicking abilityHIGHMajor Producers and ExportersChina, India, Pakistan, EuropeUsesClothing, household items, industrial belts, silk alternatives ORIGIN  Viscose also known as rayon is a fabric made up of wood cellulose and synthetic substances. The name of this substance comes from the process that’s used to make it: at one stage, rayon is a...
Fabric nameSpandexFabric also known asLycra, ElastaneStretchabilityVery highMajor producersChina, India, USAUsed forAthletic wear, underwear, socks, bras, bike shorts, yoga pants, hiking apparel, motion capture suits 1. History of spandex Spandex, also called Lycra, was first produced in a laboratory by Joseph Shivers in 1958. Unlike other traditional fibers, spandex has been around for less than seven...
Fabric nameCorduroyFabric known asManchester cloth, Corded velveteen, Elephant cordBreathabilityMediumStretchabilityLowMajor producersChina and IndiaMajor importersUSA, EuropeCommonly used inPants, overalls, jackets, uniforms, shirts, dresses, pillows, upholstery Origin Corduroy alias Manchester cloth, corded velveteen, or elephant cordis a long-lasting fabric, notable for its incomparable ridged design. Textile manufacturers in England developed modern corduroy in the 18th century. Some annotations...
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