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    Weave Fabric

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Weave fabrics consist of interlaced horizontal and vertical threads called the warp and weft. Weaving is an alternative method to knitting, felting or plaiting to create a textile fabric and has been used for fabric production since 7000 BC. A woven fabric can be created by hand or using a loom. Today, electronic looms are used and can produce large amounts of woven fabric in a short amount of time. The basic weaves are plain, satin and twill weave. Plain weave is characterized by a horizontal and vertical structure in the fabric, which is identical on both sides of the fabric. The satin weave has a different front and back side. The twill weave is characterized by a diagonal structure on both sides. Weaving and knitting are the most common forms of textile production.
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    Soy Fabric

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Soy fabric is a natural man-made fiber that is created from hulls of soy beans that are waste in the food production. Soy fabric is very soft with a silky feel, has a natural elasticity, dries quickly and is comfortable on the skin. It is therefore typically used for sportswear and tight fitting garments that are worn close to the skin. Soy fabric has recently gained strong popularity as it has a very small environmental footprint being bio-degradable and sustainable in production.
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    Plissé

    Mai 10th, 2016

    A plissé fabric is a textile that is permanently pleated by using a combination of certain fibers that are treated with sodium hydroxide. Plissé fabric is typically made of light-weight textiles and is predominantly used in womenswear especially for dresses, skirts and blouses. Before the plissé-treatment the fabric can have any design or coloration. Because of the special treatment required for the permanent puckering, plissé fabrics are more expensive than regular fabrics.
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    Cotton-Jersey

    Juni 1st, 2015

    Cotton jersey is a knitted fabric made of cotton fibers. Cotton jersey is soft, light and elastic and is used for garments worn close to the body. Cotton jersey is typically used for t-shirts, dresses, sweaters, underwear, and bed sheets.
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    Cloqué Jersey

    Juni 1st, 2015

    Cloqué jersey is a knitted fabric consisting of two textile layers which are knitted together at some points. This way some parts of the textile can be elevated to create an interesting structured texture. Cloqué jersey is used for festive garments such as dresses, suits and coats.
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    Jacquard Jersey

    Juni 1st, 2015

    Jacquard jersey is a knitted fabric produced on a knitting machine with a double row of needles. The needles are operated individually so that gaps in between the mesh are created. This way various decorative patterns can be created. Jacquard jersey is used for dresses, jackets and sweaters.
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    Double Jersey

    Juni 1st, 2015

    Double jersey is a knitted fabric produced on a knitting machine with a vertical and a horizontal row of needles. Both sides of the fabric have an identical look and feel. Double jersey is more durable and of better quality than single jersey and therefore is more expensive. It is used for high quality t-shirts, jackets and sweaters.
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    Single Jersey

    Juni 1st, 2015

    Single jersey is a knitted fabric produced on a knitting machine with a single row of needles. Single jersey fabrics have a different structure on the reverse side as on the front side. Single jersey has a slight natural elasticity, is very comfortable on the skin and is therefore mostly used for dresses, thin t-shirts, thin sweaters and underwear.
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    Ribbed Fabric

    Juni 1st, 2015

    Ribbed fabric is a knitted fabric with a structure of alternating emerged and submerged vertical lines. Ribbed fabric has a horizontally elastic structure and is therefore used for tight fitting garments such as underwear, tank tops and dresses.
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    Spandex

    März 30th, 2015

    Spandex is a fabric made with a very high percentage of elastane, which makes the fabric very elastic and allows it to be cut extremely close to the body. Spandex is especially used for functional sportswear and shape wear.
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