FabricLink
Visit Us on FaceBook  Follow Us on Twitter
November 21, 2017


YOUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE TO FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND CARE

Featured
Presentations

Velcro Logo
Clarino
Outlast
Vectran
Microban-Aegis
Sorona
Draper Knitting Company
Kuraray
 
Fabric University, knowledge to make informed fabric decisions
Fabric University | Fabric Seminar | Fiber Characteristics | Linen
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.
 

Return to Fiber Characteristics Index

Continue to Fiber/Fabric Care
Or, Return to Seminar Index

Please let us know your comments about this site. Or, contact us to find out more about our live seminar programs for major retailers, associations or consumer groups.

 


DRAPER CANINE THERAPY® DOG BEDS
The Draper Canine Therapy® Dog Bed offers a high-quality therapeutic bed for relief from surgery, injuries or arthritic conditions. The Dog Bed have contains (Face: 50% Celliant® Polyester/50% Wool; Back: 100% Polyester; Inner Bed: 50% Polyester/50% Cotton; Fill: 100% Recycled PET). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology>


CHILLBAND STUDIO WOMEN'S HEADBAND
Dr. Cool's Women's Studio cooling headbands provide chemical-free comfort and cooling. They are made using Coolcore's patented cooling technology, which provides three distinct functions: wicking, moisture circulation and regulated evaporation. The result is a stylish accessory piece that can go from "work out" to "out and about" with ease. Colors: Blue, Curaco, Fuscia, and Watercolor.
Learn more about this technology.
Shop for this technology.


NETWORK PARTNERS
The Technical Center BeverLake6 Reports California Fashion Association Textile World & Textiles PanAmericanos TALA Textile Communications
gif