Silk is one of the popular fabrics for apparel because of its unique properties. Silk is most luxurious fabric, the most comfortable fabric, the most absorbent of fabrics (equal to wool), the best fabric for drape, the best fabric for color, capable of the greatest lustre, having the finest "hand" etc. These are some of the factors which make the fabric more popular.
Cotton fiber is the first used fiber all around the world The chemical structure is constituted by 85% of pure cellulose. Its cross section is bean shaped.
Flocking velvet is a wonderful, high-quality 100% poly/cotton fabric that has a permanent crush pattern imprinted on it. Crushed flock velvet fabrics are strong and durable. Crushed flock velvet is perfect for upholstery, drapery, cornices, costumes, wall covers, car seat covers,headboards, pool tables, gaming table surface, poker table surface, bag lining, home and commercial upholstery, and much more.
Linen is the strongest of the vegetable fibers and has 2 to 3 times the strength of cotton. Not only is the linen fiber strong, it is smooth, making the finished fabric lint free. Linen is from flax, a bast fiber taken from the stalk of the plant. The luster is from the natural wax content. Creamy white to light tan, this fiber can be easily dyed and the color does not fade when washed.
Polyester dominates the world synthetic fibers industry. They constitute, by a considerable margin, the largest volume of synthetics and far outweigh nylons, rayon and acrylic fibers. They are inexpensive, easily produced from petrochemical sources, and have a desirable range of physical properties.
Jute Burlap is a type of fabric made from the skin of a jute plant. Natural jute has a yellow to brown or gray color, with a silky luster. It also has a rough textural hand and an extremely crisp drape. Jute is difficult to bleach completely and reacts to chemicals in the same way as do cotton and flax fibers. It is widely used in the manufacture of linoleum and carpets as a backing or base fabric. It could also be used for accessories, hats, bags and of course interior spaces.