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November 21, 2017


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Fabric University | Fabric Seminar | Fiber Characteristics | Wool
Fiber Characteristics

WOOL

Natural Fiber - made from the fleece of sheep

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Luxurious, soft hand
  • Versatile
  • Lightweight
  • Good insulator
  • Washable
  • Wrinkle-resistant
  • Absorbent
  • Easy to dye

 

MAJOR END USES:

  • Apparel - sweaters, dresses, coats, suits, jackets, pants, skirts, childrenswear, loungewear, blouses, shirts, hosiery, scarves.
  • Home Fashions - carpets, draperies, upholstery, blankets.

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CAMELBAK® SKIRMISH PACK
This pack, made with 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, is durable with some serious features. Its sleek composite MOLLE paneling provides secure attachment for pouches and gear. Skirmish features the Mil Spec Antidote® Lumbar Reservoir. The exclusive reservoir design moves the weight of the water onto the hips to ensure a comfortable/ergonomic load-carry as well as lower center of gravity. The full clamshell opening allows for easy access to the main compartment.
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MANHATTAN PORTAGE PRALL BACKPACK
Made out of lightweight and durable CORDURA® Lite fabric, this unique bag can be worn over the shoulder that includes a strap clasp to eliminate extra straps from hanging. It also features reflective tape that will definitely make you stand out in a crowd. Unique one strap backpack design featuring both drawstring and buckle closure 3M™ reflective strip for extra visibility.
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