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All Blog Posts Tagged 'fiber' (6)

Discovery and Evolution of Silk Fabrics

Silk fabric is one of the most common and known fiber on which textile industry is primarily dependent. It is natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. Silk fabric is such a fabric which is made from threads and it is spun by the silk caterpillars. Silk caterpillars live on some specific tress and eat their leaves to live. These tresses are cultivated in order to cultivate these worms. Mulberry silk worm is one of them and most famous among them because mulberry…

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Added by Susan on June 18, 2019 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

About TENCEL Fabric - by Lynn Lavanga

TENCEL® is a trademarked brand name the Tencel Group (now owned by Lenzing AG) gave to their lyocell fiber fabric. Lyocell is produced from the wood pulp cellulose of various hardwoods.…

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Added by Susan on October 8, 2012 at 8:27pm — 1 Comment

Pineapple, (Pina) and Sewing

 

The weather has been awful in my part of the world for the past six weeks.  In an effort to create my own sense of "summer" I wanted to post something "tropical, exotic, warm", just to try to convince myself that those elements do still exist.   So let's consider this…

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Added by Susan on May 25, 2011 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Hemp Fiber - Eco Friendly Fabric

© Olga Lyubkin - Fotolia.com Hemp fiber has been used by mankind to make eco clothes since before recorded history. It is currently thought that hemp is the oldest cultivated plant in the world with uses dating back to the stone age. Bits of hemp fabric have been found dating back to about 8,000 B.C. revealing the oldest example of human industry. Fiber imprints have been found in pottery shards in both China and Taiwan dating back an estimated 10,000 years. Archeologists believe that, in addition to flax, hemp… Continue

Added by Susan on October 12, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Bamboo Fabric 101

By Mariette J. Wingeier

Bamboo fabrics and starchy pulp are made from bamboo that grows widely throughout Asian countries. Starchy pulp is a refined product of bamboo stems and leaves through a process of hydrolysis-alkalization and multi-phase bleaching. Chemical fiber factories then process it into bamboo fiber.



Bamboo fabrics are made from pure bamboo fiber…
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Added by Susan on April 27, 2010 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

WELCOME TO MY WORLD

Hello there! I've been designing clothes for about 20 years, and now love designing fabric. I'm currently working on a clothing line using my fabrics. This is so much fun! You never know what's going to turn up with the coloring in the fabrics. If you would like to see more, please check out my website-reishais.net-

Added by Reisha Webb on January 31, 2009 at 5:39pm — No Comments

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