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Blog tagged : Fabric

What Is Pima Cotton?

25 Mar 2016 15:23:00

Cotton is a hugely versatile material that can be used for so many different purposes. Clothing remains one of the most popular uses for cotton and there has evolved a staggering range of different weaves. But there are also different types of cotton and one viewed as a superior version is pima cotton.

Gossypium barbadense plant

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All about Pima
Pima cotton is a type of cotton known as extra long staple cotton (Gossy...

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What is Organic Cotton?

10 Mar 2016 14:51:00

When most people hear about organic, they think of food. There are any number of organically produced foodstuff on the supermarket shelves that are grown without fertilizers or pesticides. But what is organic cotton? And what kind of shirts does it make?

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Going organic
Like organically grown food, organic cotton is grown without using any pesticides or fertilizers and the plant itself is non-genetica...

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What is Egyptian Cotton?

25 Feb 2016 14:19:40

For many years if you ask people what is the best cotton, they will likely tell you Egyptian cotton. Whether for shirts, blouses or bedding, it was the cotton of choice for its quality. But what exactly is Egyptian cotton and why is it classified as the best of the best?

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Cotton types
There are two main types of cotton grown around the world. Normal cotton comes from one plant, while the type of cott...

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What is American Cotton?

28 Jan 2016 12:30:58

The production of cotton for clothing, bedding and various other purposes is a worldwide business. One of the top countries in the world for producing cotton is the USA behind China and India. But does all of the cotton made in American reach the standard of American Cotton?

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Understanding cotton
There are five states that dominated the production of cotton in the US – Texas, California, A...

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What is 2-Ply?

31 Dec 2015 11:12:00

Picking a dress shirt is first about size and fit. These elements need to work right or the shirt won’t do its job. It will look wrong and you won’t feel comfortable in it. But one of the forgotten elements of a dress shirt is the material. They are all cotton, right? The answer is often, yes, they are most always cotton. But there is a lot more to cotton than just one single material. In the many...

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