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What are natural fibers made from? What is a natural fiber?
Natural fibers are created using fibers of animals coats, silkworm cocoons, plant seeds, leaves, and stems. Click on the natural fiber below for information on each fiber and their weaves.
- Wool fibers come from animal coats; sheep, goats, rabbits, alpacas, llama, etc.
- Cotton fibers come from the cotton plantÂ´s seed pod.
- Silk Fibers come from the cocoon of the silkworm.
- Linen comes from flax, a bast fiber taken from the stalk of the plant.
- Hemp, Ramie, and Jute are similar to linen but the plants are processed slightly differently.
Other commonly asked questions about Fabrics and their Features
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- What is two-fold or two-ply cloth?
- What is Dormieul?
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- What is ply?
- What is yarn size?
- What is thread count?
- What is a Burn Test? How do I test a fabric?
- What is manufactured â€“ man made fabrics and manufactured fiber types?
- What is hemp fiber and jute?
- What are weaves and how are they different from fabrics?
- What is cotton? What are its uses?
- What is wool? What are the different kinds of wool and their advantages?
- What kind of cloth is linen and what material is it composed of?
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