Have you ever been in that uncomfortable position when shopping for fabrics, either online or offline, when you feel uncertain if the fabric you are choosing is the right one for you?
These days there are so many fabric choices available and quite often names given to fabrics are incorrect – be careful not to be given a “silk fabric” that is actually rayon.
Having a clear understanding of the different types of fabrics will definitely ease many of your shopping concerns.
In this interesting article from Jamaica you will discover 10 essential tips that will make your fabric buying experience a breeze.
CLICK THE LINK and discover these essential shopping tips.
Enjoy and don’t forget to leave us your thoughts, comments and shopping experiences for fabric below.
“Fibres are generally natural (animal or vegetable) or synthetic. Natural fabrics include cotton, flax, wool and silk, while popular synthetics include rayon and polyester. Fibres are made into yarns by weaving or knitting, and the characteristics as …Jamaica Observer”
We hope you enjoyed these fabric shopping tips and found them useful.
Next time you go shopping for fabrics also keep in mind that a vaste majority of fabrics available today are either synthetic and/or have chemical treatments applied in their finishing processes. Most of these finishing processes are to satisfy consumer demands wanting softer, wrinkle free, shrink-proof, color-fast, anti-static, anti-fungal fabrics.
The problem is that fabrics that display labels with these characteristics have been treated with chemicals – some of which are extremely toxic!
If ever in doubt purchase fabrics that are not just completely natural like silk or bamboo but also make sure even these fabrics have not had any of the above chemical based finishing treatments. Seriously consider Eco-Friendly Fabrics!
Have you ever been confused when shopping for fabrics? Have you experienced disappointment with any fabric purchase? If so please share your experiences and tell us your thoughts.
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