Technical

The History of the Automated Loom

The History of the Automated Loom

Mark 16/02/2017 1
An automatic loom, hand loom, or a frame is required to perform weaving wherein a fabric is created by interlacing warp (horizontal) and weft (vertical) yarns when they are perpendicular to each other. Among the technological inventions of looms in l...
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The Development of Chenille Weaving and Fabric

The Development of Chenille Weaving and Fabric

Mark 02/02/2017 1
‘Chenille’ is the French word standing for ‘caterpillar’. The name exactly describes the fabric, as it is fuzzy, soft, and feathery, and that it boasts a metamorphic advancement. The chenille type yarn is fairly a modern fabric, with the origins dati...
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The Development of Jacquard Weaving and Fabric

The Development of Jacquard Weaving and Fabric

Mark 28/01/2017 0
Jacquard fabric, since its invention, is named so due to the style of weaving that forms it. The style is known as Jacquard weaving, which enables almost any loom to hoist self-reliant warp (vertical) threads methodically for generating a textured pa...
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The Development of Cotton Weaving and Fabric

The Development of Cotton Weaving and Fabric

Mark 22/01/2017 0
Cotton grows in several places on the planet but it has been familiar, cultivated, and used by different communities across the globe for centuries. It is known that cotton is one of the ancient fabrics widely used even today. However, no one exactly...
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The Development of Linen Weaving and Fabric

The Development of Linen Weaving and Fabric

Mark 17/01/2017 0
In the early days of civilization, garments were not so alluring. Fabric as what we recognise today did not exist in those days. Thus, clothing in that time was heavy and quite gross. However, in no time, the creative nature of humans came up with th...
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The Development of Silk Weaving and Fabric

The Development of Silk Weaving and Fabric

Mark 05/01/2017 0
Silk is one of the most ancient fabrics known to mankind since over 5000 years. According to the historic records, the fabric first originated in China, which is associated with a royal tale of discovery. It was from here that the fabric got a head s...
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Fabric / Textile Composition Abbreviations Chart

Fabric / Textile Composition Abbreviations Chart

Mark 09/08/2014 0
Upholstery & Curtain fabric manufacturers often use abbreviations to represent certain compositions. Below you can find a selection of these abbreviations and their English translations that we’ve found. If you know of any that should be on this list...
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Flame Retardant Fabric: British Standards For Upholstery & Curtain Fabric

Flame Retardant Fabric: British Standards For Upholstery & Curtain Fabric

Mark 24/07/2014 0
Flame retardant standards in the United Kingdom and Europe apply to domestic and contract fabrics. These materials appear within upholstery and curtain fabrics used domestically or through contracted manufacturing. Strict guidelines require testing o...
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