Basic knowledge of fabric
1. Cotton cloth
Cotton cloth is a general term for all kinds of cotton textiles. It is mostly used to make fashion, casual wear, underwear and shirts. Its advantages are easy to keep warm, soft and tight, hygroscopic and breathable. Its disadvantage is that it is easy to shrink and wrinkle, and it is not very beautiful in appearance. It must be ironed frequently when wearing.
Linen is a cloth made of hemp, linen, ramie, jute, sisal, abaca and other hemp-like plant fibers. It is generally used to make casual clothes and work clothes. At present, it is also used to make ordinary summer clothes. Its advantages are extremely high strength, moisture absorption, thermal conductivity, and excellent permeability. Its shortcomings are that it is not very comfortable to wear, the appearance is rough and stiff.
Silk is a general term for various silk fabrics woven from silk as raw materials. Like cotton cloth, it has many varieties and different personalities. It can be used to make all kinds of clothing, especially suitable for making women's clothing. Its strengths are light, fit, soft, smooth, breathable, colorful, shiny, noble and elegant, and comfortable to wear. Its disadvantage is that it is easy to wrinkle, easy to absorb, not strong enough, and fade quickly.
4. Woolen cloth
Woolen cloth, also known as wool, is a general term for fabrics woven from various types of wool and cashmere. It is usually suitable for making formal, high-end clothing such as dresses, suits, coats, etc. Its advantages are anti-wrinkle and wear-resistant, soft hand feeling, elegant and crisp, full of elasticity and strong warmth retention. Its shortcoming is that washing is more difficult, and it is not suitable for making summer clothes.
Leather is an animal fur fabric made by tanning. It is mostly used to make fashion and winter clothes. It can also be divided into two categories: one is leather, that is, leather that has been depilated. The second is fur, which is treated leather with leather. Its advantages are lightness, warmth, and elegance. Its disadvantage is that it is expensive and requires high storage and care, so it is not suitable for popularization.