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May 21, 2018


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Fiber Characteristics

COTTON

Natural Fiber - cellulosic

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Comfortable
  • Soft hand
  • Absorbent
  • Good color retention, prints well
  • Machine-washable, dry-cleanable
  • Good strength
  • Drapes well
  • Easy to handle and sew

 

MAJOR END USES:

  • Apparel - Wide range of wearing apparel: blouses, shirts, dresses, childrenswear, activewear, separates, swimwear, suits, jackets, skirts, pants, sweaters, hosiery, neckwear.
  • Home Fashions - curtains, draperies, bedspreads, comforters, throws, sheets, towels, table cloths, table mats, napkins.
 

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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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KIDS SOLID COLOR SUNHAT
Made using a patented, chemical-free cooling fabric deigned by Coolcore, the Dr. Cool Kid's Sun Hat is the perfect sun protection. The wide brim provides shade while a moisture-wicking sweatband helps keep you cool. Colors: Blue, Fushia, Lime Punch.
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