Textile Knowledge

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

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
Under the microscopic observation, the length of the wool fiber shows a scale structure. The size of the scale varies from very small to comparatively broad and large. As many as 700 scales are found in 1 cm of fine wool, whereas coarse wool may have as few as 275 per cm. Fine wool does
Textile is among the industries in which harmful substances would arise. The disposal of the drainage after dyeing and finishing causes environmental pollution. On the other hand, questions are frequently raised regarding textile fibers and their impact on the environment, workplace and their product safety. It is reported that fabrics made by using synthetic fibers

Cotton Properties and Uses

A relatively high level of moisture absorption and good wicking properties help make cotton one of the more comfortable fibers. Because of the hydroxyl groups in the cellulose, cotton has a high attraction for water. As water enters the fiber, cotton swells and its cross section becomes more rounded. The high affinity for moisture and
Cotton is the world’s most widely used fiber. Its popularity stems from both its relative ease of production and its applicability to a wide variety of textile products. The price of cotton yarn, however, is strongly dependent upon the cost of labor, so that in the industrialized nations, where labor is expensive, cotton yarns may