Textile Knowledge

What is textile? Different types of textile fabrics. Basic knowledge on fabrics. What is fabric and what does it consist of?

Do you know the difference between down and feather? The most obvious difference between the two groups is that feather has a noticeable quill. Where down comes from? Firstly, you need to know where both down and feather come from if you want to fully understand the differences. We can find down and feathers on
Should we choose sheets with 1000 thread count? Generally, manufacturers always inflate thread count, and it is very usual to see misleading labels in the marketplace. When choosing sheets and duvet covers, what should we consider? What Is Thread Count? Thread count means the number of threads woven together in a square inch. Both the

The Importance of Organic Bedding

With the improvement of living standards, more and more people began to pursue a healthy life. They tend to get sleepier earlier in the evening and awaken earlier in the morning. However, many people don’t know that some potential dangers lie within their sheets. Now, many people choose organic sheets because of its amazing health

Organic Cotton Vs. Non-Organic Cotton

Do you want to know the difference between organic cotton and nonorganic cotton? From the Ground Up Planting cotton sheets used with organic cotton are not treated with any kind of chemicals. The seeds genetically modified organisms are planting cotton seeds. There is more organic matter in the soil. Rotate the soil to strengthen it

Brief Introduction of Egyptian Cotton

There was a time when Egyptian cotton was considered to be one of the finest overall cottons for Bed Linens in the world. In the past few years, great changes have taken place. Egyptian cotton production, cotton quality and availability have greatly diminished. However, there are various grades of Egyptian cotton, as with all things.

How To Spot Fake Egyptian Cotton

Have you ever heard of the cotton identify theft? Manufacturers and distributors mark some low-quality cotton as Egyptian cotton to own much higher profit. To get the truly Egyptian cotton sheet, you can check labels, feel the sheet, and ask some questions of the manufacturer. 1. Read the Label Cost. You should first check the
Egyptian cotton sheets are known for their good quality. Egyptian cotton sheets not only last long but are soft. They look better than regular sheets. 1. It’s All in the Plant In the 1800s, the ruler introduced Egyptian cotton, made of from the species gossypium barbadense, to Egypt to improve the cotton crop. As the

How To Tell If Fabric Is 100% Cotton

The easiest way to tell if fabric is 100% cotton or not is burning test. It provides valuable data regarding appropriate care and will help place a fiber into a specific category. Cut small pieces of fabric you want to test and ignite it. Pay attention to the odor of the smoke and examine the
What’s Chiffon? Chiffon is very lightweight and flowing, meaning that it does not cling to the body and is very good for styles with a lot of draping, like dresses with empire waists. It can be a bit sheer, so you will often find it draped in multiple layers. Chiffon is a nice fabric for
Synthetic fibers are created by extruding fiber forming materials through spinnerets into air and water, forming a thread. Common synthetic fibers include: 1. Nylon, 2. Modacrylic, 3. Olefin, 4. Acrylic, 5. Polyester, 6. Rayon, 7. Vinyon, 8. Saran, 9. Spandex, 10. Vinylon, 11. Aramids, 12. Modal, 13. Dyneema/Spectra, 14. PBI, 15. Sulfar, 16. PLA, 17.
Different Types Of Woven Fabric With Pictures. Woven fabrics are made by interlacing two sets of yarns at right angles to each other. The lengthwise yarns are known as warp yarns or ends, while the widthwise yarns are known as filling yarns or picks. The lengthwise edges of the fabric are the selvages. The selvage
A sari, saree, or shari is a female garment from the Indian subcontinent that consists of a drape varying from five to nine yards (4.5 metres to 8 metres) in length and two to four feet (60 cm to 1.20 m) in breadth  that is typically wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over
Different types of cloth are used for different types of clothing. Differences between types of cloth include: How the cloth was made (woven, knitted, felted, and how those techniques were implemented)? What fiber it was made from? What weight the cloth is? Common natural clothing materials  Fiber / Source  Fabric / Clothing Material Cotton  
Silk bedding set includes silk sheets, silk pillowcases, silk duvet covers and silk comforters. Silk bedding was first invented in China. Now, silk bedding becomes a popular luxury household item. Silk bedding material is primarily charmeuse or habotai. Mulberry silk The cultivation of silkworms to produce silk is sericulture. Silk moth lays eggs. Larvae or
A lot of people want to live more sustainable lifestyles, and most of them choose silk products for silk is a natural and Eco-friendly fiber. Silk contains strong fiber, which makes products very durable as long as it stays clean and dry. Therefore, since ancient times, silk has been popular. You can help the environment
Traditionally, charmeuse, made of 100% silk, has a variety of uses. For instance, we can use to make dresses for special occasions. History The history of charmeuse fabric goes back to the ancient Chinese discovery of silk. There is a legend about Chinese emperor’s wife discovered silk around 2700 BCE. Charmeuse fabric, Fabric of Emperors,
How to clean and care for different types of fabrics: silk, acetate, cotton, linen, polyester, spandex, wool… 1. How to Care for Silk Silk is a supple, strong and lustrous fiber. Most weave patterns made of silk fabric will tighten or wrinkle if washed, and dark dyes may not be color fast. Read labels before
Knitting Knitting is defined to be the formation of fabric by the intermeshing of loops of yarn. Unlike weaving, which requires two yarn sets, knitting is possible using only a single set of yarns. The set may consist of a single yarn (weft knitting) or a single group of yarns (warp knitting). In weft knitting,

Fabric Weaving Process

In order to interlace warp and weft threads to produce fabric on any type of weaving machine, three operations are necessary: Shedding: separating the warp threads into two layers to form a shed. Picking: passing the weft thread, which traverses across the fabric, through the shed. Beating-up: pushing the newly inserted weft, known as the

Staple Fiber Spinning

Opening, cleaning, and blending Staple fibers arrive at the yarn processing plant in large bales. To make yarns, fibers must be of similar length and relatively uniform so that the spun yarn can be of uniform quality. To accomplish this, fibers from a variety of production lots, fields, or animals must be blended together. Several