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Fabric
 Swatch
 

Price
  and
  Name
  Linen
  40$/m
  •

Fiber
 Origin
 and
  construction
  made
 from
 the
  fibers
 of
 the
 flax
  plant,
 Linum
  usitatissimum.
  Spinning
 of
 100#
  linen
 (no
 added
  cotton)
  • • • • •
  •

Properties
 

Handle/Drape
 

Laundering/
  aftercare
  • • Spin
 and
  tumble
  Should
 be
  dried
 in
 the
  sun
  constant
  creasing
 in
  the
 same
  place
 in
  sharp
 folds
  will
 tend
 to
  break
 the
  linen
  threads
 

 
 


 

Very
 absorbent
 
  Smooth
 and
 cool
  to
 touch
 
  Softer
 the
 more
  its
 washed
  Poor
 elasticity
  Durable
 and
  strong
  expensive
 

• •

 
  -­‐ $ 2 5 / m
  Si lk
 
 
  -­‐ -­‐ natural
 protein
 fibre
  protein
 fibre
 of
 silk
  is
 composed
 mainly
  of
 fibroin
 and
  produced
 by
 certain
  insect
 larvae
 to
 form
  cocoons.
  The
 shimmering
  appearance
 of
 silk
 is
  due
 to
 the
 triangular
  prism-­‐like
 structure
  of
 the
 silk
 fibre
 
  -­‐ -­‐ -­‐ versatile
 and
 very
  comfortable
  absorbs
 moisture
  cool
 to
 wear
 in
  summer
 yet
  warm
 to
 wear
 in
  winter
  can
 be
 easily
  dyed
  smooth
  strongest
 natural
  fibre
 
  poor
 resistance
  to
 sunlight
  poor
 conductor
  -­‐ -­‐ -­‐

strong
 sewing
  threads
  Linen
 uses
 range
  from
 bed
 and
  bath
 fabrics,
  home
 and
  commercial
  furnishing
 items,
  apparel
 items
  (suits,
 dresses,
  skirts,
 shirts,
  etc.),
 to
 industrial
  products
  (luggage,
  canvases,
 sewing
 
  thread,
 etc.
 



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clothing
  furnishing
  industrial
 and
  commercial
 uses,
  such
 as
 in
  parachutes,
  bicycle
 tires,
  comforter
 filling
  and
 artillery
  gunpowder
 bags
 

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hand
 wash
  use
 only
  with
  detergent
  keep
 moths
  away
  never
  bleach
  machine
  wash
 in
  cool
 water
  dry
 clean
  preffered
 
 


 

Cotton
  $18/ m
 
 

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-­‐
 

cotton
 plant
  mostly
 found
 in
  tropical
 and
  subtropical
 regions
  around
 the
 world,
  including
 the
  Americas,
 Africa,
  and
 India.
  The
 fiber
 is
 most
  often
 spun
 into
 yarn
  or
 thread
 
 

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stronger
 when
 
  wet
 than
 dry
  shrinks
  loses
 strength
 in
  sunlight
  soft
 but
 strong
  good
 conductor
  of
 heat
 
  absorbs
 moisture
  easily
  dyes
 easily
  100%
 cotton
 

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Cotton
 can
 be
  spun,
 woven,
 and
  dyed
 
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