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Do not buy Taffeta fabric without watching this video!

Taffeta is a crisp, lightweight fabric that is commonly used to make a variety of types of high-end women’s apparel. This plain woven fabric is smooth to the touch, and it can be made from a variety of different materials. Traditionally, taffeta was made from silk, but with the advent of synthetic fibers in the […]

Are you paying more GST because of your fabric supplier?

Are you paying more GST because of your fabric supplier? According to the Circular 123/42/2019 dated 11th November 2019 issued by Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, one can avail Input Tax Credit only 1.2 times the GST amount declared by one’s suppliers and vendors. For eg; In the month of November 2019 you […]

Confused between different fabric terminologies like warp, weft, count, grain, etc.? Part 2(grain)

1. Grain: For woven textiles, grain refers to the orientation of the weft and warp threads. The three named grains are straight grain, cross grain, and the bias grain. Non-woven materials such as felt, interfacing or leather do not have a grain. a. straight grain: The straight grain is oriented parallel with the warp threads and the selvedge. The straight grain typically has less stretch than the crossgrain since the warp threads will […]

What is the colour of 2020?

Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute, states that “It’s a reassuring blue, full of calm and confidence. It builds a connection.” As the era of ‘teen years’ is ending Classic Blue is chosen to be the color of the year because it will carry plenty of changes, fears, and hopes as it […]

Confused between different fabric terminologies like warp, weft, count, grain, etc.? Part 1

Warp: The woven fabric is formed by two sets of yarns – one is called as warp and another set is called as weft. Any fabric created on a loom will have a warp and weft thread. Warp threads are the threads that run along the length of the yardage or fabric. Warp runs parallel to the selvedge (horizontal […]

Do you know the difference between brocade fabric and damask fabrics?

Damasks are woven on Jacquard looms. They are Patterned fabrics with a ground of one weave (usually plain, twill or sateen) and designs in other weaves (particularly satin and twill variants so that the patterned areas have sheen and reflect light. Damasks are always reversible, with the pattern weaves becoming the ground weaves on the […]

Confused between different fabric terminologies like warp, weft, count, GSM, etc?yarn count Part 5

I described fabric terminologies like warp, weft, selvedge, Grain, fiber & Yarn. In this video, I shall explain the term Yarn Count and its measurement according to the Indirect of Fixed weight system.Count or yarn count is a numerical expression which indicates the coarseness or fineness of a yarn. In other words, yarn count is […]

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