The characteristic of common clothing fabrics are briefly introduced.

- Feb 28, 2019-

The characteristics of common clothing fabrics are briefly introduced.


1. Cotton cloth


Cotton cloth is the general name of all kinds of cotton textiles. It is mostly used for fashion, casual wear, underwear and shirts. Its advantages are easy to keep warm, gentle and close to the body, moisture absorption and good air permeability. Its shortcoming is that it is easy to shrink and wrinkle, and its appearance is not very elegant and beautiful. It must be ironed frequently when it is worn.


2. Linen


Hemp cloth is a kind of cloth made of hemp, flax, ramie, jute, sisal, banana and other hemp plant fibers. It is generally used to make casual clothes and work clothes. At present, it is mostly used to make ordinary summer clothes. Its advantages are high strength, moisture absorption, heat conduction and good air permeability. Its disadvantage is that it is not comfortable to wear, rough appearance, stiff.


3. Silk


Silk is a general term for all kinds of silk fabrics made from silk. Like cotton cloth, it has many varieties and different personalities. It can be used to make all kinds of clothes, especially for women's clothes. Its advantages are light, fit, soft, smooth, breathable, colorful, lustrous, noble and elegant, comfortable to wear. Its shortcomings are easy to crease, suck, not strong enough and fade quickly.


4. Wool


Wool, also known as wool, is a generic term for fabrics made of various kinds of wool and cashmere. It is usually suitable for making formal and high-grade clothes such as dresses, suits, overcoats and so on. Its advantages are wrinkle resistance, wear resistance, soft feel, elegance and straightness, elasticity and strong warmth retention. Its disadvantage is that it is difficult to wash and not suitable for making summer clothes.


5. Leather


Leather is tanned animal fur fabric. It is mostly used to make fashion and winter clothes. It can also be divided into two categories: one is leather, that is, leather after dehairing treatment. The second is fur, which is treated leather with fur. Its advantages are light and warm, graceful and luxurious. Its disadvantage is that it is expensive and requires high storage and nursing, so it is not suitable for popularization.


6. Types and Basic Knowledge of Common Clothing Fabrics: Chemical Fiber


Chemical fibers are short for chemical fibers. It is a kind of textile made of high molecular compound as raw material. Usually it can be divided into artificial fibers and synthetic fibers. Their common advantages are bright colors, soft texture, draping and straightening, smooth and comfortable. Their shortcomings are wear resistance, heat resistance, hygroscopicity, poor air permeability, easy to deform when heated, easy to generate static electricity. Although it can be used to make all kinds of clothes, the overall grade is not high and it is difficult to get into the hall of elegance.

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