Soft, plush, and absorbent, terrycloth is a fabric that has become a staple in homes around the world. But what is it, exactly, and how is it made? In this article, we’ll explore the production and properties of terrycloth. History And Origins Of Terrycloth The history of terrycloth is nothing … Continue reading →
Warp and weft are the two basic components of weaving, forming the backbone of any woven fabric. These terms refer to the two sets of threads that are interlaced at right angles to create a textile. The warp threads are the ones that run lengthwise, while the weft threads run … Continue reading →
Short Answer: It Depends… (And Do At Your Own Risk!) Just about all textiles can be shrunk to some degree. This is due to the simple nature of what fabric is: woven fibres held together by tension and friction. If you can diminish, damage, or weaken the bond between the … Continue reading →
Velvet has long been a symbol of luxury and opulence, adorning royalty, nobility, and the rich and famous throughout the centuries. With its characteristic softness and shimmer, this plush fabric has captured the hearts and imaginations of many, becoming a staple in the world of fashion and interior design. In … Continue reading →
Slub Cotton And Slub Fabric Hey there fashion lovers! If you’re always on the hunt for unique and exciting fabrics to add to your wardrobe, then you’ve probably heard of slub cotton. But what exactly is slub cotton and why should you care about it? Well, let me break it … Continue reading →
Article Summary Where Did It Come From? Where Is It Grown? Pima cotton is a high-quality cotton variety that is known for its strength, durability, and softness. The origins of Pima cotton can be traced back to the early 1900s when it was first cultivated in the United States. The … Continue reading →
Singapore…the lion of Asia and the country where I have lived most of my life, and I still call home. The first time I arrived in Singapore, I was a newlywed. My husband and I ended up living one year at the Hyatt in Orchard Road; his company employer paid … Continue reading →
The choice between using satin or silk in your sewing project is an important one. They are similar enough to cause confusion but different enough in price to demand some research. In this article, we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of satin vs silk in a variety of uses, … Continue reading →
Faux fur, also known as fake fur or synthetic fur, is a material that is designed to resemble animal fur, but is actually made from synthetic materials such as polyester, acrylic, or modacrylic fibers. It has been used for centuries as a cheaper and more ethical alternative to real animal … Continue reading →
We all know that sewing is a craft that requires a variety of skills and techniques, and while some skills are easier to learn than others, there are certain skills that can be quite challenging for even the most experienced sewers. In this article, we will take a look at … Continue reading →
The Flight Of The Saints Many centuries ago, during the chaotic and perilous spread of Christianity across the known world. Two saints, Clement and Christopher, were fleeing the fires and barbs of their persecution. Their flight was across rough ground, over hills, and through deep valleys. To prevent blisters the … Continue reading →
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