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May 21, 2018


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Fiber Characteristics

LINEN

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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TOPO X SALOMON SHOES
Topo Designs and Salomon got together to create these fashionably functional shoes that are "Dedicated to authentic mountain heritage and functional design". Made with CORDURA® Classic fabric these shoes are built to last and look great while doing so!
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ATTITUDE SUPPLY SACK PACK
Made with coated ripstop Nylon fabric on top and 500 denier coated Cordura® Fabric on bottom. Sack Pack features include: Big, outer pocket with waterproof YKK zip closure; Double stitched with Nylon threads; Light loop to be seen during night rides; Chest strap for action sports; and can be folded in its inner pocket for convenient carry. Handmade in Milan, Italy.
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