BASIC TEXTILES Archive

  • AUTHOR: PARAMITA SARKAR MAZUMDER Presently, we see a lot of ads on laundry additive, the most common one recently is fabric conditioners. The product promises to give life to your...

    FABRIC SOFTENER

    AUTHOR: PARAMITA SARKAR MAZUMDER Presently, we see a lot of ads on laundry additive, the most common one recently is fabric conditioners. The product promises to give life to your...

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  •   Foams are made by incorporating air into elastic like substance. Polyurethane is most common. The outstanding characteristics of foams are their bulkiness and sponginess. They are used as carpet...

    FOAMS

      Foams are made by incorporating air into elastic like substance. Polyurethane is most common. The outstanding characteristics of foams are their bulkiness and sponginess. They are used as carpet...

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  •   Finishing is the process used to enhance the look and feel of the fabric. Finishes can be achieved both physical and chemical change.In this article we will discuss about...

    FINISHING (PART-1)

      Finishing is the process used to enhance the look and feel of the fabric. Finishes can be achieved both physical and chemical change.In this article we will discuss about...

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  • Handmade lace remains a prestige textile. With the contempory interest in crafts, many of the old lace making techniques are experiencing renewed interest. Handmade lace is used for wall hangings,...

    HANDMADE LACE

    Handmade lace remains a prestige textile. With the contempory interest in crafts, many of the old lace making techniques are experiencing renewed interest. Handmade lace is used for wall hangings,...

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  • Felting is one of the oldest methods of making fabrics. Primitive people made felt by washing wool fleece, spreading it out while still wet, and beating it until it had...

    FELT

    Felting is one of the oldest methods of making fabrics. Primitive people made felt by washing wool fleece, spreading it out while still wet, and beating it until it had...

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  • Jamdani sari is a hand loom woven fabric made of cotton, which historically was also known as muslin. Many are also made in silk (including tasar) instead of cotton because silk...

    JAMDANI SARI

    Jamdani sari is a hand loom woven fabric made of cotton, which historically was also known as muslin. Many are also made in silk (including tasar) instead of cotton because silk...

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  • South Indian saris traditionally feature a contrasting wide border against the simple plaid or striped pattern field. Some of the South Indian Sarees: Gadwal Saris from Andhra Pradesh 2. Venkatagiri Saris...

    VARITES OF SARIE FROM SOUTH OF INDIA

    South Indian saris traditionally feature a contrasting wide border against the simple plaid or striped pattern field. Some of the South Indian Sarees: Gadwal Saris from Andhra Pradesh 2. Venkatagiri Saris...

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  • Phulkari and Bhag are embroider clothes made and worn by the women from Punjab in north India. In phulkari, the embroidery ornaments the cloth whereas in a bagh it covers...

    TYPES OF PHULKARI AND BAGH

    Phulkari and Bhag are embroider clothes made and worn by the women from Punjab in north India. In phulkari, the embroidery ornaments the cloth whereas in a bagh it covers...

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  • Kalamkari is the art work done with the hand and pen. Kalam means pen and kari mean hand. SOURCE OF COLOURS Usually vegetable dyes are used but now a days...

    A SHORT NOTE ON KALAMKARI

    Kalamkari is the art work done with the hand and pen. Kalam means pen and kari mean hand. SOURCE OF COLOURS Usually vegetable dyes are used but now a days...

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  • The burn test can be used to identify a fiber’s general chemical composition, such as cellulose, protein, mineral or synthetic. Blends cannot be identified by the burn test. If visual...

    BURN TEST FOR FIBER INDENTIFICATION

    The burn test can be used to identify a fiber’s general chemical composition, such as cellulose, protein, mineral or synthetic. Blends cannot be identified by the burn test. If visual...

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