Zips

We stock a variety of quality zips from the leading brands in zip manufacturing such as SLIK, YKK and Opti. Our open-ended zips come in an array of lengths, teeth and colours. We also stock continuous zip in both No. 5 and No. 3.

 

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James Henry Northrop Revolutionized the Power Loom

James Henry Northrop Revolutionized the Power Loom

Mark 04/07/2017 0
When the Industrial Revolution first began, inventors from all over the world were making a difference by creating innovations and ideas that helped to not only improve the way that products and goods...
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Edmund Cartwright Brought Power to the Weaving Loom

Edmund Cartwright Brought Power to the Weaving Loom

Mark 18/04/2017 0
We don’t often spend a great deal of time learning about those who have invented machinery that helped to make the textile industry a lot more efficient, but some of these inventors have revolutionise...
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John Kay - Inventor of the Flying Shuttle

John Kay - Inventor of the Flying Shuttle

Mark 08/04/2017 0
The Industrial Revolution was one of the most significant global events that the planet has ever seen. The rise of industry and innovation help to usher in a new age on the planet where goods and serv...
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How Jacques De Vaucanson Changed The Textile Industry

How Jacques De Vaucanson Changed The Textile Industry

Mark 30/03/2017 0
There are many men and women who have played a significant role in the history of mankind with the incredible inventions that they have made. Men such as Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Jose...
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You May Not Know Who Basile Bouchon Is, But You Should

You May Not Know Who Basile Bouchon Is, But You Should

Mark 20/03/2017 0
Despite being one of the most important inventors in the history of textiles and looms, there is surprisingly little information on Basile Bouchon available. We're still attempting to find more inform...
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Jean Baptiste Falcon, Innovator of the Semi-Automated Loom

Jean Baptiste Falcon, Innovator of the Semi-Automated Loom

Mark 03/03/2017 0
In 1725, French textile worker Basile Bouchon revolutionised the textile industry by creating a semi-automated loom machine. This made the production of textiles not only more efficient and quicker to...
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How to Select the Right Material for Cushion Covers

How to Select the Right Material for Cushion Covers

Mark 18/02/2017 2
At Selby Soft Furnishings, many of our cushion covers are meticulously created from our wide range of upholstery & furnishing fabrics, which you can purchase from us should you wish to create your own...
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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...
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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. The chenille type yarn is fairly modern, with the origins dating to...
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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)...
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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 fabri...
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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 t...
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