Category Archives for Fabric Types


What Is Chenille Made of? Is Chenille Soft? (Helpful Guide)

You can’t tell the players without a scorecard. That is the exact same attitude for fabrics as it is for athletes. In order to know fabrics and how to use them you do need a scorecard at times to tell

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5 Types of Mesh Fabric (How to Sew Netting Fabric)

The list may not be as long here as it is with other fabric types. That lack of mesh fabrics is due more to the limited number of applications mesh has to work with. Many people call cargo and fishing

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7+ Different Types of Nylon (Uses and Properties)

Nylon is not new. It was one of the first plastics that was produced and the initial production of this material was somewhere in the 1930s, give or take a few years. Over the past 90 years, it has found

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List of Synthetic Fabric Types (Strongest, Most Common, etc)

Synthetic fabrics are those materials that are made through chemical synthesis and processes. They are designed to mimic natural fibers and fabrics and are made not from natural processes but from chemicals

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11 Types of Knit Fabrics (Examples of Knit Fabrics and Names)

For some, the name of the material means very little, unless they happen to be a fashion designer. For others, the name represents beautiful clothing while for still others, the names of fabrics tell them

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19 Different Types of Weave Patterns (How Many Are There?)

Like the many different types of fabrics, there are categories and sub-categories of weave patterns. And if you search the internet for this topic, you will find that not everyone agrees on the total number.

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What Fabric Is Similar to Silk? (6 Silk Alternatives)

Silk is the top of the fabric ladder, at least in some people’s eyes. Efforts are always made to create a fabric that resembles silk without costing as much as that natural material. Fabrics that are

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What Is Silk Used For? (12 Uses of Silk Today)

One of the best fabrics in the world comes from some of the smallest creatures known to man. They are also some of the hardest working insects you can find. Not only is that a surprise to some people so

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Dobby Weave Characteristics and Uses (How Can You Tell?)

Looms need special equipment added to them. It may be a nuisance but if you want a unique fabric and an innovative look, then these little pieces need to be invented. The special device for the dobby weave

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What Fabric Has The Tightest Weave? (6 Tight Weave Fabrics)

It isn't so much the fabric, but the weave style that produces the tightest weaves. Most fabrics can be woven tightly but there are always exceptions to the rule. If you want the tightest weave look at

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