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July 24, 2017


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Fiber Characteristics

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Natural Fiber - made from flax, a vegetable fiber

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Good strength, twice as strong as cotton
  • Hand-washable or dry-cleanable
  • Crisp hand
  • Tailors well
  • Absorbent
  • Dyes and prints well
  • Lightweight to heavyweight
  • No static or pilling problems
  • Fair abrasion resistant

MAJOR END USES:

  • Apparel - dresses, suits, separates, skirts, jackets, pants, blouses, shirts, childrenswear.
  • Home Fashions - curtains, draperies, upholstery, bedspreads, table linens, sheets, dish towels.
 

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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® SHOULDER WRAP
This Body Therapy® Shoulder Wrap offers comfortable, luxurious therapeutic relief in a versatile wrap. The Wrap is 24" x 5" and is made for relief in the shoulders/neck and helps to ease tension. It is available in gray (37% Celliant® Polyester/63% Cotton) or blue (50% Celliant® (Polyester/50% Tencel ), with a flax seed filler inside. It can be placed in the freezer for soothing cool therapy or in the microwave for a soothing heat.
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ICEBREAKER IKA VEST
Designed to offer durable weather resistance and added core warmth whether you're out on the river or hiking in the mountains, the Ika Vest combines CORDURA® softshell fabric with a brushed merino-blend lining. Used as an outer layer on milder days, the Ika protects against wind and light precip while breathing efficiently and stretching to move with you. Thanks to its brushed interior, the vest also functions as an insulating midlayer on colder days. Two hand pockets and a chest pocket secure your small essential items.
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